In the heart of Peterborough

Elizabeth Nicholls

Elizabeth Nicholls

Date of Call: 2018


As a pupil, under the supervision of Mr. Nigel Sleight and Mr Christopher Bramwell, Elizabeth has experienced serious and complex care cases, often involving non-accidental injuries. More recently, Elizabeth has gained experience in dealing with private family finances and complex private law Children Act proceedings.

In civil law, Elizabeth is experiencing cases in personal injury (including fatal accidents), occupiers/employers liability, nuisance and commercial (contract and landlord and tenant).

During her studies, Elizabeth undertook work with a leading Q.C in London and assisted him with a novel claim in negligence, against a government body in the High Court and the Court of Appeal (Julian Seddon v Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) [2019] EWCA Civ. 14.

Before coming to the Bar, Elizabeth worked in commercial for a large international retailer, managing complex multi-million pound negotiations, up to £5m at a time. She is a highly experienced negotiator with an eye for detail, using it to her client’s advantage. Elizabeth is a skilled advocate and communicator and has experience of working with a wide client base, including businesses and individuals, vulnerable adults and those who are facing highly distressing situations.

Elizabeth is now in her 2nd six and is accepting instructions in all Chambers' areas of law.


In her spare time, Elizabeth is developing an interest in classic cars and modern tractors.


Bachelor of Laws – LL.B - First Class

Master of Laws – LL.M – Distinction

Sir Thomas More Scholarship – Lincoln’s Inn


Court of Protection, domestic violence, divorce, family finances - including wills, complex businesses, international assets and multiple bank accounts.


Child arrangements, financial provision, abduction and public law care proceedings.


Negligence, nuisance, personal Injury, highways claims, occupier’s liability, contract, employment and landlord and tenant.

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