Niki specialises exclusively in family work, her practice being almost entirely divorce and financial remedies. Her financial work covers all levels but in particular she deals with medium to high income and asset cases and matters that contain complex legal or factual issues. She also has experience of cases concerning the issue of validity of marriage and divorce, especially where there is an international element.
Niki began her career at the bar in a mixed common law chambers undertaking all areas of law. For the first few years after call she undertook everything from criminal trials, where she learned a great deal about advocacy, to general civil work. Since 1996 she has focused on family law and become increasingly specialised and experienced in this area.
Her preparation is meticulous with great attention to detail, but she is also able to provide sound commercial and pragmatic solutions. She is regarded as having excellent judgment and clients feel instantly comfortable and confident with her.
Most of her work reaches resolution by settlement following negotiation but in court she is highly persuasive and can be tenacious when necessary.
Niki is a firm believer in the merits of ADR for the right cases and is a qualified Mediator and Collaboratively trained.
Niki is also available for private FDRs.
Niki is able to accept instructions on a Direct Access basis.
- Family Finance
- Divorce & Matrimonial
- Dispute Resolution
Appointments & Memberships
Family Law Bar Association (FLBA)
G v E  All ER (D) 449
Buchannan v Milton  2 FLR 844
Laird v Laird  1 FLR 791