Nicholas Barnes

Nicholas Barnes

Call: 1996


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.

Practice areas

  • Financial Remedies
  • Cohabitees Disputes
  • Trusts
  • Land
  • Business
  • Inheritance Act
  • Children Act Schedule 1


  • 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
  • Resolution


29 Feb 2016

Nicholas Barnes joins 2KBW

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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