Claire Nickolds

Claire is expert in all aspects of family law including family businesses and trust assets.  She also has extensive experience in children work including applications for residence and removal from the jurisdiction.

“Claire is rated at Band 1 of Chambers & Partners:


Claire Nickolds is an “excellent and extremely hardworking lawyer. She is willing to take on difficult cases and fight them hard. She has an excellent relationship with her clients.”.

“Claire is rated at Band 1 of Chambers & Partners:


Claire Nickolds “is responsive, thoughtful and strategic. She’s perfectly at ease with complex matters” and is “fantastic both in court and in collaboration – she sets a good standard for the whole team”.

Claire is rated in Legal 500:


Claire Nickolds ‘deals with the most complex cases with aplomb’.

Claire has a City background qualifying at Stephenson Harwood before transferring to the top ranked family law firm, Manches LLP.

Claire’s clients include lawyers, bankers, accountants, directors and other professionals.

Claire is empathic, practical, gives clear and directive advice when needed and is an experienced and tenacious litigator.

“Just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your hard work, help and support over the last year. I can’t thank you enough for fighting my corner. I have what I need now for me and the children to get on with our lives, so onwards and upwards!”.  Mrs A. July 2013.

Claire is a member of Resolution and is a trained mediator and collaborative lawyer.