Often referred to as a “rising star” in his field he has an impressive track-record of representing clients with modest wealth to professionals and high net worth individuals. Nick is a trailblazer in complex financial matters within the context of a divorce and instruction involving international elements, businesses, pensions, tax and liquidity issues.
Nick advises and represents clients in relation to children matters concerning contact disputes and obtaining contact orders, progressing contact, as well as seeking the appropriate directions to prevent contact. He regularly and successfully advises individuals in respect of their financial responsibilities in circumstances where parties are unmarried (Schedule 1 Children Act). This is a technical and ever evolving area of law.
Nick has experience in dealing with cases involving leave to remove a child from the jurisdiction and relocation cases, within England, Wales and Internationally.
Preparation of pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements for the prevention of future disputes is a habitual task for Nick. He is experienced in Trust of Land Claims, where there is a dispute over the ownership of a property. Nick also typically deals with injunction proceedings including freezing of assets, non-molestation and occupation orders.
Nick has been described as a “formidable force” in matters at the Family Court, Magistrates Court and High Court. Nick will personally undertake the advocacy in Court for our clients where appropriate or he will instruct a Barrister with the most relevant expertise and ability to defy the odds and deliver a result for our client.
Nick is recognised as a tenacious negotiator by his professional peers, often resulting in a settlement being achieved without the need for contested proceedings. Nick is popular with clients for his meticulous preparation, in-depth knowledge coupled with his empathetic and patient approach to family proceedings.