Nigel Moore

Head of Company Commercial, Partner

I specialise in transactional work and am recognised by Legal 500 as a leading individual for corporate and commercial work in East Anglia. I’m also a consultant to Buckles’ associated firm, CastaldiPartners, which has offices in Paris and Milan.

I act for a mix of established clients in the software, publishing and food related sectors, as well as a new generation of entrepreneurial clients in industries as diverse as defence procurement, engineering, urban regeneration, agriculture and web-based services. I advise several professional firms, particularly in relation to partnership and LLP matters.

In my spare time, I buy and sell Vintage Port, have over 1000 bottles, and am one of only seven members of the Peterborough Port Club, which is the oldest of its kind in the world. I’m a keen gardener, in constant battle with bind weed and I’m a Radio 4 addict (everything but Gardeners Question Time!).

Nigel is a Chambers UK 2022 ranked lawyer.

A Legal 500 Leading Individual, Nigel has also been ranked in the Hall of Fame, defined by Legal 500 as “…individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence.”

Nigel MooreThe Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms

  • Nigel and the Corporate team at Buckles have been great to work with and have provided valuable input into our grant contracting process. They have helped us update our contracts to better align with our strategy and provide more robust legal protection.
    Finance team, Elton John AIDS Foundation
  • I have worked with the Buckles Corporate Team on a number of occasions, both on acquisitions and company sales. They have a brilliant corporate team and I am fortunate to have them on my doorstep. They do all the heavy lifting on our deals, and they get us to focus on the main commercial points, whilst delivering the project to tight deadlines. I have worked with Nigel Moore for many years and more recently Katy Poole and Nichola Stephens and they make a very strong team. They not afraid to disagree with me which I like as I trust their judgement and I appreciate their humour, which you need on a complex transactions.
    Simon Stephenson, Partner, BCF Equity Partners
  • I have used Buckles, in particular, Nigel for a number of years for various commercial reasons.  In April of last year, his team including Nichola and Emily were instrumental in a share acquisition deal acting on behalf of myself, and other shareholders.  I found them to be extremely competent, knowledgeable and experienced. The whole situation felt a lot less stressful due to their expertise.  I would strongly recommend them and their services.
    Aaron Taylor , Ecig Wizard
  • Buckles Solicitors LLP has extended its resources across its three offices in Nottingham, London and Peterborough, with the latter remaining the hub of its corporate and commercial practice. The firm handles high-value and complex transactions, often with a cross-border element through its relationship with CastaldiPartners in Paris and Milan. Practice head Nigel Moore and associate Nadine Duncan are the key lawyers handling a broad range of commercial, IT, outsourcing, technology and M&A matters.
    Legal 500, 2020
  • The "very personable" Nigel Moore of Buckles Solicitors LLP is known for his M&A expertise, which takes in a wide range of both domestic and cross-border deals involving Europe and the USA.
    Chambers and Partners, 2020
  • I have dealt with partner Nigel Moore for over 25 years. It is easy to engage and follow through assignments. I have worked with many other firms where the impressive partner wins the work and then passes it on to an intern. Nigel also has an innate ability to work out what is worth fighting for. Too many lawyers want to battle every point, but Nigel knows instinctively what is worth the effort. This leads to speedier resolutions, and lower fees.
    Legal 500, 2022
  • Nigel Moore is a deal maker in the truest sense. He has the wisdom of a lawyer whilst being hugely commercial which is invaluable.
    Legal 500, 2022