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Miss Nicola Miles

Call: October 1999

Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn


University of Leicester LLB (Hons)

Hardwicke Scholar (Lincoln’s Inn)

Inns of Court School of Law (Bar Vocational Course)

Professional Membership

Family Law Bar Association

Northern Circuit

Practice Areas


  • Prosecutions including Trading Standards Department


  • Private Child Law
  • Public Child Law

Practice Areas

Family (Children)

Nicola has extensive experience in all areas of practice concerning the care and wellbeing of children. She has conducted cases in all tiers of the Family Court, the High Court and the Court of Appeal. Nicola accepts instructions to act on behalf of all parties, including local authorities, parents, intervenors and children (both with and without a Guardian acting). She has conducted both interim and final hearings dealing with complex issues such as inflicted injuries, gang violence, sexual abuse, neglect and domestic violence.

Nicola is also accredited for direct access instructions.

Practice Area:

Care proceedings

Change of name

Child arrangements orders (residence and contact)

Prohibited Steps Orders

Specific Issue Orders

Acting on behalf of local authorities, parents, Children’s Guardians and intervenors.



Special Guardianship

Non-molestation orders

Occupation orders


Reported Cases

Re J & MM (Children) [2013] EWHC 1820 (Fam)

A Local Authority v A Mother and Others [2012] EWHC 2969 (Fam)

Re L & D (Children) [2018] EWFC B70

Re S [2014] EWCA Civ 1002


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