Freeths appoints new director in Nottingham

Nikki Aston

Law firm Freeths has appointed family law solicitor Nikki Aston as a director in its Nottingham office.

Aston joins from Shakespeare Martineau and will look to lead Freeths’ family law team in the East Midlands.

With more than 17 years’ experience, she advises clients on a wide range of issues, specialising in divorce and high-net-worth financial settlements.

Aston has a particular focus on businesses, trusts, property portfolios and pensions, having acted on many , complex cases in these areas. She also deals with private law child matters; pre- and post-nuptial agreements; civil partnership breakdown; and cohabitee property disputes.

Judith Speed, family wealth partner at Freeths, said: “Nikki joins at what is an exciting time for the Freeths Family Law team. Within the last two months we have had five strategic, new hires adding huge depth to our client-focused offering. Nikki has invaluable experience and expertise, and I know she will bring enthusiasm to our fantastic team.”

Aston added: “This is a great opportunity for me to be part of a growing dynamic team. I’m excited to be able to contribute my experience and skills, not just on a legal level, but also with my passion and flair for business development. I look forward to helping the team continue to expand its services nationally.”