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Nick Manners

"Nick Manners is very smart and measured. He is a careful thinker and a very hard worker. He brings great strength to the cases he works on."

The Legal 500 UK 2021

Nick is a specialist family lawyer who focuses on all areas of family law, including issues arising from divorce, cohabitation and the financial consequences of a relationship breakdown.

He also regularly advises on children disputes involving contact, residence and relocation (including international relocation), as well as pre and post-nuptial agreements. He works for a variety of high net worth and ultra high net worth clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters, including those with a complex international angle. He also has experience of advising clients upon the breakdown of civil partnerships and Inheritance Act claims.

Nick has been involved in a number of high profile and reported cases at both first instance and the Court of Appeal, and has been quoted in national media (The Times, Daily Mail), on family law matters.

Cases of interest include:

Nick is an accredited member of Resolution. He is an associate governor of a primary school in Islington, and supervises students at BPP Law School’s Pro Bono Clinic (Family).

He read English Literature at Exeter University before qualifying as a Solicitor.

Joined Payne Hicks Beach 2008, qualified 2010, promoted to Senior Associate June 2017 and promoted to Partner December 2020.

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