Nick Stone > Mills & Reeve LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
1 St James Court

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Partner and National Head of Family Law


Nick trained at Mills & Reeve, qualified in 1995 and became Partner in 2002. Nick is a sought-after negotiator, arbitrator and mediator, specialising in complex financial cases, as well as cohabitation disputes and private Children Act proceedings.

Nick lectures on family law matters and has co-authored various publications, including ‘Drawing the Lines – A Guide to Family Agreements’ (Morrow & Co, 2020), ‘Counting the Cost of Cohabitation’ (Morrow & Co, 2017), ‘Divorce and the Family Business’ (Morrow & Co, 2014), ‘Divorce and the Farm’ (Morrow & Co, 2009) and ‘Debt and Insolvency on Family Breakdown’ (Jordans, 2003).


Nick is a member of Resolution, the network of family justice professionals dedicated to constructive ways of working, where he sits in the Skills & Support Working Party.

Nick is a trained collaborative lawyer and mediator and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.


College of Law; University of East Anglia; St Edmund’s Catholic School

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Family

(Hall of Fame)

Nick StoneMills & Reeve LLP

The members of the family law practice at Mills & Reeve LLP are praised as ‘trusted and efficient advisors‘. Trained arbitrator, collaborative lawyer, and mediator Nick Stone is the lead partner in Norwich and head of the firm-wide practice. He frequently handles financial remedy cases, particularly in the agricultural and family business sectors. Also in Norwich, ‘fast, efficient, clear’ principal associate Frances Bailey advises owner-managed businesses on family law and wealth protection, and senior associate and Naomi Shelton sits on the local resolution committee. The ‘tenacious and compassionate’ Caitlin Jenkins leads the Cambridge family law group, in which principal associates Hannah Wilson and Rachel Brand and senior associate Ania Tarasiewicz play key roles.