Nicholas Barnes has had a varied career in chambers and with solicitors enabling him to be more attuned to the needs of instructing solicitors and clients. Nicholas specialises in financial issues following a relationship breakdown, including TOLATA, Schedule 1, Barder applications and inheritance matters.
Nicholas frequently appears in the courts in trials, applications and interim hearings in the first instance and appellate jurisdictions while also advising in conferences, on paper and drafting documents. He appears in the County Court, Family Court, High Court (particularly the Chancery Division) and Court of Appeal.
Nicholas applies ability and originality to complicated legal disputes. He is an inventive and lateral thinker who works confidently across his skill areas. His practice range and deep legal comprehension ensure complex cases are clearly traversed. Nicholas is hardworking, gets tasks done, is approachable, and is willing to help.
Nicholas enjoys contributing sensible and effectual answers to the problems faced by solicitors and clients. He enjoys working as part of a team with solicitors and clients. He is well-known for taking an innovative sensible approach to clients’ troubles. He strives to bring cases to a rapid, cost-effective and reasonable close.
Nicholas can receive instructions by direct access directly from members of the public and businesses.
- Financial Remedies
- Cohabitees Disputes
- Inheritance Act
- Children Act Schedule 1
- Jones v Murrell & Anor  EWHC 3036 (QB) (29 November 2016)
The boundary award made by the independent expert was final and binding upon the parties
- Wodehouse v Wodehouse  EWCA Civ 3009 (29 November 2018)
Whether the DDJ had jurisdiction to make the lump sum order and if he erred in making a pension sharing order.
- University of Westminster – LL. B (Hons)
- Inns of Court School of Law – Bar Vocational Course
- College of Law – Qualified Lawyers Transfer Test
- Family Law Bar Association
- Property Bar Association
We are delighted to announce that Nick Barnes has joined us at 2 King's Bench Walk. Nick will add strength in depth to both...
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