"Combines forensic attention to detail with an unparalleled ability to establish and sustain client rapport." Chambers Guide to the UK Bar
Nigel graduated in law from Kings College London in 1975 and was called to the Bar the following year. He began practice in chambers at Leicester and joined St Mary's Chambers in 1989 to practise exclusively in family law. He was instrumental in establishing chambers as a specialist set. He was Chambers treasurer for 7 years and head of chambers for 12 years. He organised the 2013 Family Law Bar Association national conference.
Nigel is ranked as a Tier 1 leading junior in Financial Remedies by the Legal 500.
Nigel practises exclusively in financial remedy. He deals with the most complex “high net worth” cases involving property portfolios, trusts and businesses. His caseload involves particularly demanding issues of fact and law.
Nigel is recognised as one of the leading financial remedy specialists in the East Midlands. He deals with some of the most complex and high value divorces.
Nigel undertakes private FDRs and neutral evaluations in financial remedy cases. He is very well placed to support settlement of very high value cases.
He can be instructed as a private FDR evaluator.
'Nigel is a good advocate who is always well prepared and his attention to detail is excellent.’ (The Legal 500 2023)
"I will always be grateful for your sound, professional, measured advice, and attention to detail. You instilled confidence throughout. You were recommended to me as the man to go to in this situation and you certainly lived up to your recommendation." Client - May 2019
‘Nigel is very experienced, thorough in preparation and an excellent advocate. He gives straightforward advice to clients and is particularly helpful in cases where there are complex business and/or pension issues and in matters where there is considerable wealth.’ (The Legal 500 2022)
"He's very thorough and presents well in court. He's well liked by the judiciary too." "He is excellent when you have a fight on your hands." (Chambers Guide to the UK Bar 2022)
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