Daniela Nickols

Family & Mediation Team

Daniela is a Partner in Family Law team, specialising in the representation of children and young people in public and private law proceedings often involving social services. She is regularly instructed by CAFCASS Children’s Guardians.

Daniela is a member of Resolution and sits on Resolution’s national Children Committee. She has been a member of the Children's Panel since 2011 and sits on Wiltshire Family Justice Board and is the Chair of its training sub-committee.

Daniela joined Stone King in 2019 when her previous practice amalgamated with the firm.

Professional Experience

Daniela acts on a regular basis for children through their CAFCASS and agency guardians including within Bristol, Bath, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Swindon.

Daniela has a wealth of experience in acting for teenagers directly; including those cared for in secure units.

She also represents children through their Guardians in private disputes between their parents and not involving social services.

Academic Experience

Daniela has a strong academic background having been awarded a Law LLB (Hons), a Law LLM Masters and an International Relations MSc Masters from the University of Bristol.

Daniela has taught on the Family Law module of the Law LLB at the University of Bristol.


In her spare time Daniela is an amateur artist, enjoys spending time with her family and travelling.

Case studies / Accomplishments

In 2015 Daniela was named 'Solicitor of the Year' at the Bristol Law Society Awards and was nominated within the national Law Society Excellence awards.



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