Nico is a Partner in Kennedys’ London office. 

Nico acts on behalf of private healthcare providers, medical malpractice insurers, NHS trusts, NHS Resolution and individual healthcare practitioners in all aspects of litigation and regulatory matters. He also manages a multi-jurisdictional claims handling scheme for a leading international medical malpractice insurer.

He advises on a full range of complex civil claims including obstetric, neurological, orthopaedic, cerebral palsy and multi-party cases.

Nico represents healthcare bodies at inquests. These have included inquests into three maternal deaths at the same trust, deaths in prison and deaths in secure units.

He represents practitioners before their regulatory bodies (General Medical Council, General Chiropractic Council, General Dental Council and General Osteopathic Council) in disciplinary matters.

Nico also advises on medical malpractice policy issues.

Nico regularly lectures on various topics to the healthcare sector and contributes to publications and articles on topics including professional indemnity insurance for healthcare professionals, strengthening corporate accountability in health and social care, no fault compensation for Scotland and non-delegable duty of care.

He is a member of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers (FOIL).


  • Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales in 1999


He has excellent technical knowledge and commercial awareness.

Chambers UK 2019

Market recognition

  • Recommended lawyer for 'Clinical negligence: defendant (London)'
    "Nico Fabri regularly represents healthcare bodies at inquests, including those concerning deaths in prisons and care homes, and also manages a multi-jurisdictional claims handling scheme for a leading international medical malpractice insurer."
    The Legal 500 UK 2021
  • Notable practitioner for 'Clinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant (UK-wide)'
    "Nico Fabri regularly represents private healthcare providers on a range of clinical negligence matters. His recent work focuses on orthopaedic, neurological and oncological matters."
    Chambers UK 2020
  • A Recommended Lawyer for 'Clinical Negligence (London)'
    The Legal 500 UK 2019/20
  • Notable practitioner for 'Clinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant (UK-wide)'
    "He has excellent technical knowledge and commercial awareness." 
    Chambers UK 2019
  • Included in the The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom 2019 for Clinical Negligence (London) 
  • A Notable Practitioner (Band 3) for ‘Clinical negligence: mainly defendant (UK-wide)’
  • “Clients describe him as ‘an absolutely brilliant lawyer who knows his cases inside out.’”
    Chambers UK 2018

Work highlights

  • Successfully defended a res ipsa loquitur claim against an independent hospital in the High Court and in the Court of Appeal.
  • In a novel and scientific claim, defended an IVF clinic after it was discovered that donor sperm contained a genetic defect that could give rise to the birth of children with defective chromosome genes.
  • Successfully defended a claim brought by a professional footballer for negligent physiotherapy treatment. 
Market recognition
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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2021

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    Recommended Lawyer

    The Legal 500 UK 2020