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Nicholas Gibbs

Senior Associate –  Accredited Specialist Family Law

Nicholas is a dedicated family lawyer who has extensive experience having worked as a family lawyer for many years in both national and specialist family law firms.

Accredited Family Law Specialist

Nicholas recognises the importance of excellent communication with his clients to ensure they are informed of their options and understand advice so they can make good decisions. He has a good eye for detail and an ability to summarise the issues in a matter and outline the pathway to achieving a favourable outcome.

He takes a pragmatic approach to family law matters and advocates strongly for his clients to achieve their desired outcomes in the most expeditious and cost-effective manner possible. His clients benefit from a common sense approach that is informative and focused around advice as to likely outcomes.

He draws upon his relationships with leading barristers, expert valuers, forensic accountants, clinical psychologists and psychiatrists and other professionals, Nicholas is able to provide his clients with the expertise required to best progress their matters.


Associate Lawyer

Bachelor of Laws
Bachelor of Communication
Member of the Law Society of  New South Wales
Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia

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Since his admission as a solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales and the High Court of Australia, Nicholas chose to practise exclusively in family law after developing a passion for the area during his studies. Nicholas has an understanding that each family law matter is unique and requires its own tailored approach and solution.

Nicholas has represented clients in all aspects of family law disputes, including matters involving high net worth individuals, complex financial issues, high conflict parenting matters and matters involving an international element.

Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Communication (majoring in Journalism) from the University of Technology, Sydney. During his time at university Nicholas was employed as a peer tutor and tutored other students in the subject of Family Law.

Nicholas was admitted as a solicitor in April 2016 and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.”

Nicholas was admitted as a solicitor in April 2016 and is a member of the Law Society of New South Wales and the Family Law Section of the Law Council of Australia.”


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Divorce & Separation

Expert divorce lawyers

When married couples separate, there is only one ground for the grant of a Divorce Order, and that is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. This is established by the parties being separated for a minimum of 12 months. In some circumstances, parties can be living under the same roof and still be able to establish this ground.

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Property Settlement

Expert property settlement lawyers

Edwards Family Lawyers can assist you and your spouse/partner to come to an agreement in relation to all financial matters and issues arising from the breakdown of a relationship, including the division of all assets and liabilities, spouse maintenance payments, superannuation splitting orders and child support departure Orders.

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Negotiation & Resolution

Expert negotiation and resolution lawyers

Opportunities for negotiation and settlement exist not only before proceedings are commenced, but also after proceedings have been commenced and right up until the time that the Court finally hears and determines the matter. Parties can settle a matter at any time.

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Parenting & Children

Parenting and Children Family Lawyers

The best interests of the children is the paramount consideration when determining the most appropriate and suitable arrangements for the children after a separation. At Edwards Family Lawyers, we encourage our clients to participate in the counselling or mediation services available to assist them to reach an agreement with their spouse/former partner

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Mediation Services

Mediation Lawyers

Edwards Family Lawyers offer Mediation Services to assist parties to engage in effective dispute resolution. Our Principal, Frances Edwards, has extensive experience in negotiating settlements in both parenting and property matters, and is a National Accredited Mediator and member of LEADR and IAMA.

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De Facto

De Facto Lawyers

De Facto couples (including same sex couples) who separate after 1 March 2009 have the same rights as married couples. The rights and obligations of couples upon the breakdown of a Marriage or De Facto relationship are now all governed by the Family Law Act 1975. De Facto couples who separated prior to 1 March 2009 are still covered by the old State legislation

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We navigate legal issues for our clients with empathy and a deep understanding of the associated stresses and implications. We can help you, like we have helped many clients in Sydney.

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Edwards Family Lawyers is committed to providing expert advice on all areas of Family Law following the breakdown of your marriage or de facto relationship, including same-sex relationships.