We have used Dawson Hart for our business property purchases and sales for years and they never fail to deliver.
Expert personal attention to three generations of my family - excellent firm.
I have used Dawson Hart for over forty years. I live almost 100 miles away from their office, but still use them because all the staff are welcoming and efficient. I cannot rate them highly enough.
Delighted with the service offered.
Efficient, courteous resolution of a difficult matter.
Wonderful people, excellent service.
Phone always answered promptly by Reception staff who always quickly transferred call through to conveyancing team.'
Dawson Hart ‘has a recognised expertise in high-value financial cases representing professionals and business people from all sectors’. Practice head Mahie Abey ‘has an excellent grasp of the law, is very client focused and deals with complex situations with skill and a clear grasp of the issues'. Caroline Bourn’s collaborative law practice is highlighted together with her ‘grasp of details combined with a very approachable manner’. In addition to handling the financial issues arising from divorce and the breakdown of civil partnerships, the team also resolves Children Act issues and children residency matters.
Caroline Bourn is praised by sources for her “calm, clear and efficient” approach to family and matrimonial matters. She regularly handles complex financial remedy cases for high net worth clients as well as private children work. She is also an experienced collaborative lawyer.
The young ladies in the reception area were pleasant and cheerful, giving the impression of a well run, efficient workplace.
Department head Mahie Abey handles complex, high-value matrimonial finance cases. He is also well versed in handling private children matters. He receives high praise from clients, one of whom notes; “I have 100% faith that he has my best interests at heart and feel confident knowing he is fighting my corner.
It’s very reassuring to know that I have found a local firm of solicitors who I feel I can trust to use again whenever I have need of legal services. Your staff are all a pleasure to deal with and I have received excellent care and service throughout the proceedings.
Nick is a dispute resolution and commercial solicitor specialising in commercial litigation and non-contentious commercial advice, but with experience in a wide range of disputes. Nick qualified in 2008 after completing his training with a City firm specialising in commercial litigation, insolvency and director disputes. Nick became a director in December 2017 after developing his practice within the firm.
Before training as a lawyer, Nick gained considerable commercial management experience in a range of industries which helps him understand the practical concerns faced by his commercial clients. Nick can advise on all elements of both the general, civil and commercial litigation process and he also has successful experience in bringing adjudication proceedings and bringing and defending other specialist claims, such as insolvency litigation, contested probate, boundary disputes, professional negligence claims and property related disputes.
Nick is also an accredited commercial and interpersonal mediator and can advise clients on this process as well as acting as a mediator himself. Nick also advises on non-contentious company/commercial matters including advising on the requisite processes for carrying out company transactions and the impacts and effects of any commercial agreements. Nick also advises on both personal and corporate insolvency matters.
Nick has completed the London Marathon twice but now spends any spare time with his family and friends and tries to enjoy following the fortunes of the English Cricket team and Tottenham Hotspur.
- Dispute resolution
- Commercial Litigation
- Commercial and transactional advice
- Business Sales
- Commercial contractual advice
- Insolvency litigation – personal and commercial
- Director disputes and Shareholder Disputes.
- Commercial management.
- Adjudication proceedings.
- Property litigation
- Contested probate
- Boundary disputes
- Professional negligence
Memberships and Appointments
- Admitted as a Solicitor in 2008
- Accredited Commercial and Interpersonal Mediator
What Nick's clients say:
- “A quick grasp by Nick Stockley of a tricky situation was complimented by a firm grip on the necessary procedures, resulting in a successful conclusion. Thank you.”
- “Overall, I would highly rate and recommend Dawson Hart and already have family members. I really enjoy working with Nick.”
- “Excellent, professional help all round. Many thanks.”