Barrister Nick Jack

Nick Jack

Year of call: 2002  

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“Clients have felt greatly comforted by his reassuring manner in conference and tenacity on his feet.”

Cara Nuttall, JMW Solicitors

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Overview


Nick Jack has over 12 years experience in family law. He has developed an outstanding reputation for his work in both Public and Private Law children work, including permanent removal applications; internal relocation cases and Hague Convention cases.

Nick is regularly instructed by local authorities as well as parents and Guardians in Care Proceedings. Nick is known for his highly approachable manner with both his solicitors and clients, quickly putting them at ease.

Nick has also established a busy Direct Access practice, regularly receiving instructions in all areas of Private Law work.

“We have instructed Nick on a variety of private law matters spanning both domestic and international issues. We have always found him to be thoroughly prepared, friendly and approachable. Clients have felt greatly comforted by his reassuring manner in conference and tenacity on his feet, together with the experience he brings to complex and distressing issues, and varied methods to resolve them.”
Cara Nuttall, JMW Solicitors

‘Nick is engaging, friendly and generally hands-on to discuss any issues that may crop up even after a hearing has concluded.’
Sulema Jahangir, Dawson Cornwell

Child & Family

Child & Family


Nick has over 12 years experience in family law. He has developed an outstanding reputation for his work in Public Law cases as well a wealth of experience in Private Law children work, including permanent removal applications; internal relocation cases and Hague Convention cases.

Nick is regularly instructed by local authorities as well as parents and Guardians in Care Proceedings. Nick is known for his  highly approachable manner with both his solicitors and clients, quickly putting them at ease. Nick has also established a busy Direct Access practice, regularly receiving instructions in all areas of Private Law work.

Child & Family Cases


  • Re P [2017]: Hague Convention child Abduction case in which the children were successfully returned to Australia despite Article 13b and children’s objections.
  • Re A [2017]: Wardship proceedings in which the mother and child, who had been abandoned by the father in Algeria, were successfully returned to the UK.
  • Re C (2016): Care proceedings concerning the death of a baby. Led by Rachel Langdale QC, the hearing ran for 4 weeks with over 35 witnesses. The father was exonerated from causing the injuries to the baby.
  • Re L (2014): Care proceedings concerning 5 inflicted fractures to 6 week old child. Successfully exonerated the mother of any culpability resulting in the child being returned to her care within 2 weeks of the hearing.
  • Re R (2013):  Represented a local authority who were looking after a new-born child conceived through rape. The mother did not wish to care for the child and sought her adoption. The case was complicated by the identification and location of the putative father. The matter was transferred to the High Court.

How to get in touch


For more information please contact our clerks by calling +44 (0) 20 7242 3555 or by email.

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