See also

Practice Groups

  • Family

Areas of Expertise

  • Family
Nicola Pearce

Nicola Pearce

Call 2002

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Family

Nicola undertakes a range of family work including Private Law Children, Non-Molestation and Occupation proceedings, Ancillary Relief and Public Law Children. She also undertakes work relating to Co-habitation and applications under TLATA 1996 and Children Act, Schedule 1.

Nicola has advised or appeared in cases involving:

  • Domestic violence – both in Children Act and injunction proceedings
  • A range of Section 8 orders including shared residence orders
  • The seeking and preventing of removal of children from the jurisdiction
  • Children with special needs (such as those on the autistic spectrum)
  • Parents with learning difficulties, psychological and psychiatric problems
  • Alcohol and drug abuse by parents
  • Allegations of sexual and physical abuse of children
  • Applications for residence and contact by step-parents and grandparents
  • freestanding application for a declaration of parentage utilising directions for scientific testing and the drawing of inference in the event of non-compliance with directions
  • Applications for injunctions under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, both independently of and in conjunction with applications under the FLA 1996
  • Variation of maintenance orders and enforcement of arrears
  • Applications for orders preventing disposition of assets outside of the jurisdiction pending ancillary relief hearing
  • Applications under TLATA 1996 for declarations of trust in property held by former co-habitees, both where property is vested in joint names and in the sole name of one party
  • Applications for Liability and Committal Orders under the Child Support Agency legislation on behalf of both applicant and respondent
See also

Practice Groups

  • Family

Areas of Expertise

  • Family

Professional Qualifications and Appointments

  • Accredited Mediation Advocate

Professional Bodies

  • Member of FLBA
  • Western Circuit