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Sara Nicolaou

Sarafina Nicolaou



English, Spanish

Expertise and experience

Sara is a solicitor in the Family department. She has a particular interest in cases which contain international elements, such as child abduction and international disputes regarding contact and residence.

Some of Sara’s recent experience includes:

  • advising and agreeing arrangements for children with regards to contact, residence and holidays;
  • representing parents in contested Children Act proceedings;
  • representing parents in care proceedings and arrangements for children, including in situations where there are concerns in relation to; drug abuse, domestic abuse, learning difficulties, sexual abuse and non-accidental injury;
  • assisting with cases involving child abduction; and
  • advising the Official Solicitor in relation to care proceedings and Court of Protection proceedings.

Sara has experience working with vulnerable clients and regularly deals with cases which involve allegations of domestic abuse. She places an emphasis on taking a holistic approach, whilst ensuring that her advice is both clear and accessible.

Prior to joining Miles & Partners, Sara was a paralegal in the Court of Protection department of a City law firm. Her previous work experience also includes volunteering at Advocate and teaching English to corporate professionals in Spain.

Graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a 2:1 degree in Law and Spanish
Completed the LPC at the University of Law and achieved a commendation
Worked as a paralegal at a magic circle firm
Volunteered at Advocate
Gained experience at a large multi-service law firm
Joined Miles & Partners
Training contract started
Qualified as a solicitor

Approach and ethos

I take a compassionate yet robust approach, and always strive to ensure the best possible outcome for my clients.

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