Jason Nickless is experienced in commercial and civil litigation. He can be relied upon to provide carefully considered advice and robust representation in contentious disputes.
Before being called to the Bar in 2001, Jason Nickless worked as an academic at the University of Leuven and later as the managing director of his own consultancy company. He has published numerous books and articles on the subject of European Social Law. He was particularly involved in considering the impact of the EC provisions on competition and free movement upon social systems such as health care and pensions. He has given presentations at conferences and lectures at universities throughout Central and Western Europe including Barcelona, Brno, Brussels, Bucharest, Budapest, Genève, Graz, Helsinki, Kiev, Ljubljana, Luxembourg, Maastricht, Mangalia, Moscow, Ostend, Prague, Sarajevo, Strasbourg and Tallinn. He has undertaken consultancy work for the Council of Europe in Strasbourg and the European Commission in Brussels as well as government ministries and NGO's.
"I have instructed Jason on numerous occasions over the last 7 years and have always found him to be extremely knowledgeable about those matters. He takes the time to fully research the particular area before providing his position and in Conferences has an excellent manner with the clients, making sure they understand the various options open to them. He is always approachable and I have found his willingness to have exploration and strategy discussions on the telephone invaluable. I have no hesitation in recommending him" - Matt Parker, Forest Edge Solicitors
"We regularly instruct Jason Nickless in cases involving complex contentious matters for both Claimant and Defendant clients. On every occasion, we and our clients have been impressed by Jason’s particular attention to detail, his ability to grasp quickly the issues in dispute and to convey key arguments in Court in a clear and persuasive manner. On the whole, we find Jason to be very approachable, calm under pressure and a safe pair of hands" - Gurmail Pardesi, RM Solicitors