Nigel Russell Nicholls

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Blanchfield Nicholls

Level 4
137-139 Bathurst Street
New South Wales


Admitted to practise in Australia (1990) and in England and Wales (2004). Director of Blanchfield Nicholls and formerly Partner of Stuart Fowler and Partners specialist family lawyers in Sydney Australia (1999 – 2004). Associate in the specialist family law team at Taylor Vinters Solicitors in Cambridge, England (2004-2006). One of the few Australian practitioners admitted to practise and an experienced family lawyer in both England and Australia. Practice focussed on larger and complex privately funded property and children’s applications before the Family Court of Australia, including matters involving complex trust and company structures and international family law disputes; has extensive experience in advising on de-facto and same sex relationship disputes and related family law practice. Member: Law Society of New South Wales, Family Law Committee Sydney 2001. Deputy Registrar and Mediator, Family Court of Australia (1996-99). Member Family Law Section, Law Council of Australia.

Languages Spoken: English, German

Practice Areas: Child Custody/Residence/Visitation/Contact, Collaborative Law, Divorce, Enforcement: Property Division, Finance: Capital Provision, Finance: Pensions/Superannuation/Retirement and Employment Benefits, Hague Convention/Child Abduction, Mediation, Modification/Variation: Property Division, Same Sex Partnerships, Surrogacy

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