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Jones Nickolds

Family/Matrimonial

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What the team is known for

Leading Kent outfit with an expert team specialising in complex private children and high net worth matrimonial finance matters. Represents clients in financial remedy proceedings involving corporate assets, pensions and inherited wealth, with expertise in divorce as well as the dissolution of civil partnerships. Well versed in family law litigation and also committed to collaborative methods and alternative dispute resolution. Expanding team with experience acting before local courts and the High Court in complex and high-stakes cases.

Strengths

One source notes: "They see the bigger picture and really focus on the important points that matter and do not get bogged down with immaterial issues."

Another commentator says: "They are brilliant at what they do and deal with things in a pragmatic and empathetic way. They have all the expertise."

Notable practitioners

Claire Nickolds has significant expertise in handling high-value divorces and associated financial disputes.
"Her judgement is excellent - she knows exactly how to get the right result for a client." "Claire Nickolds is very accomplished litigator and always goes the extra mile for the client."

Gemma Irving has experience in  handling divorce proceedings and accompanying financial remedy matters. She also handles Children Act proceedings, including cases concerning sensitive issues such as alleged sexual abuse and domestic violence."She ishighly skilled, very knowledgeable, a great strategic thinker and commercially aware." "She is an absolutely excellent solicitor who really adds value and contributes to negotiations and discussions."

Lisa Jones is qualified as both a solicitor and a barrister. She has market-leading experience in family law cases, handling high-value financial remedy proceedings as well as ongoing spousal maintenance issues.
"She isincredibly calm and measured, always took the long view and looked for practical resolutions." "Very reassuringly experienced and analytically clear, with a complete strategic grasp of what was needed to conclude a difficult case."


Rachel Woodd 's practice spans a wide range of contentious family law matters, including divorces and postnuptial agreements. She offers experience in mediation and alternative dispute resolution.
"She is very supportive, thoughtful and pragmatic."

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Overview

We are a specialist firm of family lawyers and work in a constructive, civilised and professional way.  We provide a high quality, cost effective service.

We have a breadth of experience in all aspects of family law, including high net worth divorces and complex private children work.  We are skilled and experienced in both litigation and dispute resolution.  Four of our partners are collaboratively trained, and two are mediators. 

Family/Matrimonial

Jones Nickolds

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Location

48 High Street

Beckenham

Kent

UK

BR3 1AY

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Kent

Family/Matrimonial


Claire Nickolds
Band 1
Gemma Irving
Band 3
Rachel Woodd
Up and Coming