• The UK's leading law firm for the aerospace industry

  • Aerospace Legal is a division of BHW Commercial Solicitors and has an unrivalled track record of providing the best industry informed legal and strategic advice to the Aerospace Sector.
  • chambers-2014 UK leading firm 2012

The Team

Nick Bridle

Nick is the Firm’s Managing Director and founded BHW in 2003. Nick has nearly 20 years' experience in corporate and commercial work and is known for his decisive strategic and commercial advice. Before qualifying as a solicitor, Nick ran a company manufacturing metal finishing equipment which pioneered the use of plastic media for aerospace applications. Nick’s interest in aerospace, manufacturing and engineering has been instrumental in the Firm’s development and in the establishment of its Aerospace Legal division.  Contact Nick Bridle via LinkedIn


Ed Nurse

Ed Nurse is a Director and heads the Corporate and Commercial department. He joined BHW shortly after it was established and has almost 10 years’ experience in all forms of corporate transactions and commercial contracts. Ed specialises in the aerospace sector and has advised on all the main “in build” aircraft programmes. Ed is highly respected for his pro-active approach and his ability to problem solve.  Contact Ed nurse via LinkedIn


Julie White

Julie is a Director and heads the Commercial Property department. She has over 25 years' experience advising on all types of commercial real estate transactions. Julie has particular expertise in the retail, distribution, data centre and aerospace sectors and works closely with a number of in-house teams and PLC clients. Recently Julie has been responsible for implementing a full site rationalisation strategy for a major Tier 1 aerospace supplier.  Contact Julie White via LinkedIn


Lisa Wainwright

Lisa Wainwright is an Associate of the Firm and heads the Dispute Resolution Department. Lisa is dual qualified as a solicitor and a mediator and has over 10 years' experience in commercial and civil litigation. Lisa has acted extensively for automotive and aerospace clients where the need to resolve disputes quickly and commercially is often complicated by the necessity to retain customer goodwill. Lisa is known for her tactical and procedural acumen and for her ability to choose the right strategy for the quickest and most cost effective result.  Contact Lisa Wainwright via LinkedIn


Alex Clifton

Alex Clifton is a Solicitor in the Corporate and Commercial department and has experienced a range of various different corporate and commercial transactions. In particular, Alex has had extensive experience of corporate acquisitions.  Contact Alex Clifton via LinkedIn

BHW Solicitors

Aerospace Legal
5 Grove Court
Grove Park
Leicester LE19 1SA
Tel: +44 (0)116 289 7000
Fax: +44 (0)116 281 6229