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 family law practice at Mills & Reeve LLP is ‘utterly professional, exactly what you would hope to find in any highly respected legal firm‘. It is ‘the go-to premier regional firm – a truly London service with regional specialist knowledge‘. ‘The epitome of professionalism‘, Nick Stone is the lead partner in Norwich and head of the firmwide family and children practice. Also in Norwich, principal associate Frances Bailey is ‘highly pragmatic, professional and approachable‘, while senior associate and chair of the local Resolution committee Naomi Shelton provides ‘sympathy of touch married with a solution focused overview‘. Caitlin Jenkins is the lead partner in Cambridge and is ‘super-numerate and skilled in all aspects of family law‘. She is supported by principal associates Hannah Wilson and Rachel Brand, and senior associate Ania Tarasiewicz.