Nick Pargeter


  • I am head of BLM's disease practice group, which consists of 21 partners, 52 qualified solicitors (associate and assistant solicitors) and 32 paralegals across seven locations around the country.
  • My expertise lies in complex policy coverage issues, the apportionment of disease claims between insurers and strategic and test litigation.
  • I have 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.
  • I am past chair and past deputy chair of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers Disease Special Interest Group. 
  • In 2013 I chaired a working group of leading insurance lawyers advising the ABI on mesothelioma claims and in 2014 I gave evidence as a witness to the House Of Commons Justice Select Committee on legal reforms for mesothelioma claims.
  • I regularly speak at seminars and provide training to clients.


  • 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

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