Nick Manners

Nick is Head of the PHB Family Department, and is a specialist family lawyer focusing on all areas of family law, including issues arising from divorce, cohabitation and the financial consequences of a relationship breakdown. He is a skilled litigator with experience of cases at all levels, and is one of the very few family lawyers to have worked on a family law case which was heard in the Supreme Court (successfully, in 2023).

Nick regularly advises on children disputes involving contact, residence and relocation (including international relocation), as well as pre and post-nuptial agreements. He works for clients on both contentious and non-contentious matters, including those with a complex international angle. He has significant experience on cases involving the breakdown of civil partnerships, Inheritance Act claims and Sharia Law/Islamic marriage and divorce.

Nick has spent his entire career working on a vast array of high value, high profile and highly complex matters, and is instructed by a wide variety of individuals from all walks of life, such as businesspeople, entrepreneurs, professional sportsmen and women and politicians

Nick has been involved in a number of high profile and reported cases and is regularly quoted in the media family law matters.