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Nicholls Solicitors | Solicitors in Altrincham, Timperley & Cheshire

Ordinary people delivering extraordinary results!

“Put simply, I wouldn't trust my legal representation to anyone else!”


Solicitors in Altrincham
Timperley & Cheshire with
over 30 years experience

At Nicholls Solicitors, we are proud to deliver a professional service. Recommended by clients for over 30 years based on our reputation and experience.

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Our areas of expertise

We offer a full range of services to meet your individual needs from family matters, to conveyancing and wills and probate, we can be sure that your needs are met.


We know that any family can be complex and when those relationships break down for whatever reason you need clear advice, support and expert knowledge to guide you through the process. Our family team know the importance of working with you to achieve an outcome that is right for you.


Any dispute is difficult and potentially expensive. Our wealth of experience and knowledge means that we can offer the best advice to resolve litigation disputes as effectively as possible.


Whether you are buying, selling or re-mortgaging your property, we know that this can be a stressful time so our experienced team will guide you through the conveyancing process carefully and efficiently. Our high standard is reflected by the CQS accreditation.


We act for many local companies and business owners in relation to commercial transactions including sale and purchase transactions and assignments. We have significant experience in this area.

Wills &

At Nicholls, we know that estate planning and wills need to be dealt with sensitively and we will work closely with you to provide specialist advice to make sure that your will reflects your wishes and meets your needs. We aim to deal with the administration of estate matters effectively and efficiently.

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Why choose us?

Our business has been built over 30 years on recommendations from our clients and we are proud of our reputation for being approachable and professional. Our dedicated team are committed to providing excellent service throughout your matter. We understand that you need our support during difficult and potentially emotional disputes.

When you need our help to put future plans in place we will be there to guide you on the best way forward. We will provide consistent feedback and efficiency throughout your matter. Our reputation is built on continued quality customer service.

Our accreditations

Our accreditations indicate the high level of service we commit to providing to all of our clients.

Conveyancing Quality Standard (CQS) for conveyancing

The Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme is the ‘gold standard’ of residential conveyancing and proves our dedication to providing this high quality service. We have consistently met the standards required for the CQS accreditation since 2018.

The National Will Register

We a proud to be a member of The National Will Register which provides security and peace of mind in registering wills on the national database and assisting those whose family members have passed away to locate wills via this service**

Cyber Essentials

Nicholls Solicitors are proud to have attained the Cyber Essentials standard for several years and this is a government backed scheme to help protect our firm against Cyber attack providing our clients with the peace of mind that our systems are as secure and safe as possible.

The Group Hug

The Group Hug is a forum and community to support those who are going through divorce, separation or bereavement. We are proud to be a part of this to assist those that need our input and support

LEAP Best Practice (Family and Conveyancing)

We have achieved this mark of excellence in our family and conveyancing matters which is aimed at improving accuracy and efficiency and reducing risk across the firm. This is a sign or our commitment to deal with your matter efficiently using innovative technology.

Resolution Specialist Accreditation (Family Law)

This accreditation is badge of excellence in the area of family law and our family solicitor Sarah has achieved this high level of competency and specialism.

Our communities

We believe in the importance of supporting our local community in Altrincham and surrounding areas and we set aside time to support a variety of projects.

Stockdales - Our Charity of the year!

We are incredibly proud to be supporting Stockdales this year as our designated Charity of the Year. We are undertaking a number of fundraising events over the year and hope to raise some invaluable funds for this fantastic charity. We hope you will agree that this is a wonderful Trafford charity to support. Find out more here.

Green Phone Scheme

By supporting this scheme run by ‘Only Mums and Dads’ provides free professional support for victims of domestic abuse. If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic abuse you can call our family solicitor for a free phone call for advice

Rights of Women

Our family solicitor volunteers regularly on the Legal Advice helpline to provide confidential and vitally important assistance to women in need of legal advice.


George Patrick Nicholls has taught at The University of Manchester for many years following completion of his PhD.  We often invite students to attend our office for work placements and we also regularly support the Chester University work based learning placement also.  Sarah Birdsey has also assisted with the Chester University pro bono legal advice clinic as a supervisor.