"What could have been a very stressful situation was made completely easy."Client X
Nicola is a Senior Associate at Gardner Leader in the Family team. She is based in the Newbury office.
Nicola is experienced in dealing with all aspects of family law including divorce, financial matters arising from the breakdowns of relationships and disputes relating to children.
Nicola is also experienced at advising on and drafting Pre-Nuptial Agreements, which aim to protect assets on marriage or civil partnership. In addition, Nicola is experienced with emergency applications and injunction work.
As a member of Resolution, Nicola is committed to assisting separating couples and families to reach an agreement amicably and adopts a non-confrontational approach where possible. However, she recognises that this approach may not work in every case and is able to assist in the event that court proceedings cannot be avoided. In 2018 Nicola secured specialist accreditation with Resolution. This means Resolution has accredited her as a specialist family lawyer with particular specialisms in Private Children Law and Complex Financial Remedies
Nicola studied law at Southampton University and Guildford College of Law obtaining a Distinction. After completing her legal training in Southampton, Nicola joined Gardner Leader in 2014 on qualification.
Nicola is a member of Gardner Leader’s corporate social responsibility group and enjoys helping to organise charitable events for the firm. Nicola is a trustee for Newbury Family Counselling Service which provides a free professional counselling service to parents/carers who are struggling with emotional difficulties.
Nicola Weeks qualified in 2014.