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Nicholas Smith

Practice Area/ Department

Partner, Residential Conveyancing




Nicholas is the manager of the Residential Department at George Ide in Chichester.

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

Prior to 2002 Nicholas worked for a prominent firm of solicitors in the Solent region and for a large corporate firm in Sydney, Australia.

Nicholas is well 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 their requirements.

Professional experience

2011 to Present: Partner, George Ide LLP
2002 to 2011: Solicitor, George Ide LLP
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

Contact Telephone Number: 01243 813535

Email Address: nicholas.smith@georgeide.co.uk