Nicholas Preston (1986) General Information Barrister, Advocate (Scotland) Nicholas Preston undertakes contractual, commercial and regulatory work both in court and by way of advice and drafting over a range of practice areas and business sectors. He adeptly identifies the outcome the lay client wants to achieve and works hard to find a practical resolution best suited to their needs. Work undertaken: • Regulatory and disciplinary • Consumer credit • Estate agent commission disputes • Business property disputes including mortgage fraud • Insolvency: corporate and personal (including licensed access) • Company: directors’ and shareholders’ disputes • Trusts and Probate • Scots Law • Judicial review Experience: Nicholas is an experienced High Court, County Court and Tribunal advocate. He regularly and frequently participates in the Chancery Bar Litigants in Person Scheme (“CLIPS”). He is also a reviewer and panel member for Advocate and has served on Council of the Inns of Court Disciplinary Committee. Personal: Nicholas’ main interest is music, from jazz to opera. He plays in several orchestras and composes light music. Education: BA degree in Classics, MA degree in Law, Certificate in Regulatory Law. Memberships: Chancery Bar Association, Faculty of Advocates Edinburgh.