Nicholas Smith

Nicholas Smith


Head of Residential Property

52, North Street, Chichester

01243 813535

Practice Area/Department

Residential Conveyancing




Nick is the head of George Ide LLP’s Residential Property Department based at the firm’s office in North Street in Chichester.

Nick qualified as a solicitor in 2002 after graduating in Law from the Sheffield Hallam University Nick completed his training contract with a firm in Portsmouth. Nick joined George Ide LLP in 2011 and has been involved solely in residential conveyancing ever since.

Nick has developed a strong reputation as an expert on new build purchases and acting for clients recommended to him by regional and national developers. Nick has extensive experience in high-value transactions and has helped develop a sophisticated and state-of-the-art software system for residential property transactions.

Nick is known for his friendly and reasonable manner and his emphasis is on making the transaction as smooth and stress-free for clients as possible.

Professional experience

2011 to present – partner, George Ide

2002 to 2011 – solicitor, George Ide

2000 to 2002 – trainee, Churchers

1999 to 2000 – trainee, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, Sydney


1996 to 1998 – York College of Law CPE, LPC

1992 to 1996 – Sheffield Hallam University BA (HONS)

1986 to 1992 – Seaford College

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