Nick is ranked as a Next Generation Partner in The Legal 500 UK 2024 and is described as “strategically astute and very clever”. He is ranked in Chambers UK 2024 under Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth.
“Promoted to partner in December 2020, Nick Manners has spent the past decade climbing the ranks at Payne Hicks Beach, working closely with the legendary Baroness Shackleton throughout his career. He has been closely involved in many of the firm’s most notable cases, including Appleton & Gallagher v News Group Newspaper and PA, Ciccone v Ritchie, and Kerman v Akhmedova.” Spear’s 500
Ranked as a Leading Individual in Chambers HNW 2023, the esteemed law directory writes that Nick is regularly instructed by high net worth clients for complex matrimonial finance matters and says that “Nick is excellent for financial work in particular; a combination of tenacity, tactical nous and consummate charm makes him a formidable opponent.”
Nick is ranked as a “Next Generation Partner” in the Legal 500 UK 2023 and is “Recommended” in the Spear’s 2021, 2022 and 2023 Family Law Index and in Spear’s 500 2023
Comments in the Legal 500 UK include:
“Nick Manners is stand out. Managing hugely complicated and high profile cases with ease. He is also a pleasure to deal with which enables a conciliatory approach when possible” Legal 500 UK 2023
“Nick Manners is careful balanced and articulate, and can be trusted to tease out the most important and helpful elements in a client’s case.” Legal 500 UK 2022
“Nick Manners is a calm voice of reason. He understands the case thoroughly.” Legal 500 UK 2022