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Family lawyer Daniela Nickols appointed Deputy District Judge

Family lawyer Daniela Nickols appointed Deputy District Judge


Stone King's Daniela Nickols, family lawyer and partner, appointed deputy district judge on the western circuit

National law firm Stone King proudly announces the appointment of Daniela Nickols, a partner in the Family & Mediation Team based in Bath, as a deputy district judge. This part-time role on the western circuit aligns with Daniela's continued dedication to family law, specialising in representing children in various legal contexts.

In her new capacity, Daniela will balance her duties as a deputy district judge with her ongoing work focusing on the representation of children. This includes involvement in care proceedings initiated by local authorities, navigating contact disputes, and participating in proceedings determining children's living arrangements.

Expressing her enthusiasm for the appointment, Daniela stated, "I am delighted to have been appointed a deputy district judge." She looks forward to contributing to this new role while maintaining her commitment to the areas of private practice that have been central to her career.

Daniela Nickols brings a wealth of experience to her role, having been a member of the Law Society's children's panel since 2011 and actively participating in Resolution's children's committee. Her academic background includes teaching on the undergraduate Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and the Social Work MSc at the University of Bristol.

Stone King, specialising in personal, business, social enterprise, charity, education, and faith law, stands out with top rankings in independent legal guides such as Chambers and the Legal 500. The firm operates nationally, with additional offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Leeds, London, and Manchester. Daniela Nickols' appointment further solidifies Stone King's commitment to excellence in the legal field.