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Nicholas Smith

Practice Area/Department

Residential Conveyancing




Nicholas is the manager of George Ide’s residential property department.

He has specialised in property law work for more than ten years, building a strong reputation as an expert on new-build purchases and acting for clients recommended to him by regional and national developers. Nicholas has extensive experience in high-value transactions and has helped develop a sophisticated and state-of-the-art software system for residential property transactions.

Nicholas is known for his friendly and personable manner and his emphasis is on making the transaction as smooth and stress-free for clients as possible, whilst assuredly delivering on their requirements.

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

Contact Details

Office: 52, North Street, Chichester

Direct telephone: 01243 813535

email address: nicholas.smith@georgeide.co.uk