Nicola Fraser

Partner & Co-Head of Family Family Law

My areas of Expertise

  • Pre-Nuptial /Post-nuptial & Cohabitation Agreements
  • Separation, Divorce & Civil Partnership dissolution
  • Financial & Property settlements, including commercial assets & Pensions
  • Children matters including emergency applications
  • Trusts of Land cases
  • Domestic Violence

More about Nicola

Nicola Fraser has worked in family law since 1991 and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of this important area. She has provided lectures, training and assistance to public sector organisations including the police, local authorities and charities. She is an expert, no-nonsense litigator with a particular flair for financial matters. She blends compassion with common sense and keen legal acumen. Equipped with a postgraduate qualification in family law and qualified as a collaborative lawyer, Nicola deals primarily with financial settlements, including those with complex commercial aspects and pensions. She also deals with contentious private law applications in respect of children. Her experiences span 3 decades and include several senior positions in family law departments across the North West. She has headed up our family law department since 2019.

  • Testimonial

    I have always enjoyed working with the team at Gorvins. They are very friendly, diligent and have excellent attention to detail. Legal 500 2024

    I mainly have experience of working with Nicola Fraser. Nicola is a stand-out partner who goes above and beyond for her clients. She is particularly good at dealing with complex matters and her no-nonsense and practical approach means that cases are dealt with very effectively. Legal 500 2024

    A highly regarded Stockport practice with an enviable reputation for family law. Legal 500 2024

    Nicola Fraser goes above and beyond for her clients. Legal 500 2024

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    I found Miss Fraser to be a super solicitor for me. She filled me with self confidence from day one, never misled me and was very realistic with her expectations of the outcome .First class service. A big thank you to Nicola and all at Gorvins. Graham Swain, Lancashire Police

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    I would like to thank you for making the whole process painless. Really appreciate your sensitivity and professionalism in the matter. Mrs B. from Manchester

    It really is wonderful to have such a nice, efficient, experienced, clever solicitor – makes such a difference ! Thank you. GP from London

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