Portrait of Nicholas Chapman

Nicholas Chapman

Year of Call 1990

Professional Practice

Primarily practises in the area of Financial Remedy to which he brings an experienced and no nonsense approach.
  • Recommendations

    "He is knowledgeable and has a wealth of experience across family law." "A skilled advocate who is good at keeping a grip on the overall case detail while adapting to what is happening in court." "He is tenacious and doesn't shirk from any battles."
    Chambers and Partners 2022
    "He is tenacious, direct, and inspires the confidence of clients and solicitors by arming himself with shield and sword when necessary to fight his client’s corner."
    Legal 500 2022
    "He is excellent, very feisty, and a very good cross-examiner." "Always well prepared, able and pragmatic."
    Chambers and Partners 2019
    ‘Very clever and very numerate.’
    The Legal 500 2019
    “He’s experienced, reliable. Knowledgeable and someone who gives accurate advice. Although a tough lawyer who can stand up to his client, he’s a nice, modest guy to work with”
    Chambers and Partners 2018
  • Notable Cases

    • T v F
      [2016] EWFC 26
    • Matharu v Matharu
      [1994] 2 FLR 597
    • Currey v Currey
      [2005] 1 FLR 952
    • V v V (divorce; jurisdiction)
      [2011] 2 FLR 778
    • Yates v Yates
      [2013] 2 FLR 1070
  • Publications and Lecturing

    • Frequent lecturer.

  • Personal Information

    Former Royal Naval Officer. Lives in London and Dorset. Interests include cricket and national hunt racing.


  • Deputy District Judge on Western Circuit,


  • FLBA