Nigel Shepherd

Nigel Shepherd


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  • +(44)(03443 276243
  • +(44)(0)7771 891999
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What can Nigel do for you?

Nigel is a solicitor and consultant at Mills & Reeve now focusing primarily on his work as a financial arbitrator and supporting projects for the firm's national family law team.  He is a qualified collaborative practitioner. 

Supporting your ambitions

Nigel has over 40 years experience in family law. He has advised and represented a wide range of clients in financial and children cases, usually involving complex issues and many with an international element. His deep understanding of the legal, practical and emotional impact of separation and divorce enables him to get to the heart of the issues in arbitration and deliver decisions with clarity and empathy.

What do others say?

Chambers & Partners describes Nigel as "an esteemed practitioner, who is tremendously reassuring, informative and authoritative with a wealth of experience".

Client feedback includes: "Nigel’s advice and strategic thinking achieved a result that could not be improved upon” and in another high value case: "I chose you for your collaborative approach and reputation and have been very well rewarded".

What else should you know?

Nigel's the only practitioner to have been national chair of family justice organisation Resolution twice. He was awarded life membership in 2019. He's renowned as a campaigner for divorce reform.

Nigel won the 2019 Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Law.

From Beethoven to Bowie, Nigel loves his music and is a governor of Chethams School of Music, Manchester.


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