Nick Pargeter


  • Nick is head of the disease practice at BLM which consists of 21 partners, 52 qualified solicitors (associate and assistant solicitors) and 32 paralegals across seven locations around the country. 
  • His expertise lies in complex policy coverage issues, the apportionment of disease claims between insurers and strategic and test litigation.
  • Nick regularly speaks at seminars. He has advised the Association of British Insurers (ABI) on the Mesothelioma Claims Handling Guidelines and was also on the Ministry of Justice committee for the Disease and Illness Pre-action Protocol.
  • Nick is past chair and past deputy chair of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers Disease Special Interest Group. 
  • In 2013 he chaired a working group of leading insurance lawyers advising the ABI on mesothelioma claims and in 2014 he gave evidence as a witness to the House Of Commons Justice Select Committee on legal reforms for mesothelioma claims.


  • Member of BLM's Executive Board.
  • Attended the Law Society’s consultative committee on the pre-action disease and illness protocol.
  • Is a co-author of the ABI's mesothelioma handling guidelines.

Contact Details

+44 20 7865 3361


At the top of his game

Chambers & Partners 2019

Good tactical and strategic grasp

Chambers & Partners 2019

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