Lisa Jones > Jones Nickolds > Beckenham, England > Lawyer Profile

Jones Nickolds


Founding partner of Jones Nickolds. Lisa has extensive experience in all aspects of divorce, matrimonial finance, cohabitation and private law children work. She has handled a wide range of matrimonial finance cases from the most modest to those of great complexity involving substantial assets. She has considerable experience of cases with an international element. Lisa is a member of Resolution and is a trained collaborative lawyer.


Pupillage 29 Bedford Row; called to the Bar 1998; qualified 1999; Bates Wells & Braithwaite 2000-01; Manches LLP 2001-06; Dawsons LLP 2007-09; established Jones Nickolds January 2010 with fellow founding partner Claire Nickolds.




Altrincham Grammar School for Girls; Bristol University (LLB).

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

In Beckenham and Chislehurst, the ‘market leading’, ‘organised and efficient’ practice at Jones Nickolds regularly acts in cases up to Court of Appeal level regarding the full spectrum of family law issues including divorce, financial remedy and private children matters. Acting for high-net-worth clients and well versed in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution methods including mediation and collaborative law, the team is led by the ‘highly experienced and astute’ Lisa Jones, who has a reputation for her work in wide-ranging matrimonial finance cases as well as international divorce, cohabitation and private law children work. Also leading the team with Jones is ‘outstanding legal mind’ and ‘supremely confident and learned practitioner’ Claire Nickolds, who is a member of Resolution and has significant expertise in a range of family law matters including financial disputes and private law children matters such as applications for leave to remove from the jurisdiction. Also of note is Gemma Irving, who is ‘first class’ and ‘simply excellent’ and focuses on financial provisions on divorce and arrangements relating to children, while Rachel Woodd is a ‘standout mediator‘.