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Business Advice
Can I just pass on my thanks for all your efforts with regard to the finance case and result we achieved.
Mary Shaw and Joanne Charlton – Family
Elderly Care
Thank you so much for your kindness and understanding when I have been in distress.
Lucy Mead – Family
Housing and Property
Thank you so much for all your patience, help and guidance. This has helped make our Christmas even more joyous.
Rebecca Boniface – Family
Wills, Probate and Trusts
I am writing to say thank you so much for helping my daughter to obtain a discharge from her Section 2 of the Mental Health Act. I know it gave her great strength and hope at a time in her life when everything was extremely stressful and traumatic for her. Thank you once again for all your help.
Mike Bishop – Mental Health
Courts, Police and Prisons
Thank you so much for all you have done for me……it has been great having you on my side. I couldn’t have wished for a better lawyer…..and I will certainly keep your name and that of David Grays…..if I ever needed a lawyer again, for whatever reason (your advice) has made a huge difference to my own well-being, and I thank you very much.
Mary Shaw – Family
Tenancy, Eviction and Disrepair
Firstly many thanks for handling our case and its successful outcome, we are delighted that matters have been sorted.
Elspeth Thomson – Family
Mental Health
I want to thank you so much for all you have done for me, I’m so happy I’m free from all this now I have my divorce, can now try and put [it] all behind me and get on with my life.
Laura Croft – Family
Accident and Injuries
Thank you so much for all your patience, help and guidance. This has helped make our Christmas even more joyous.
Rebecca Boniface – Family
Public Authority and Human Rights Claims
Once again please accept our thanks for a job very well done.
Elspeth Thomson – Family

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Inquests
Mary was extremely helpful, friendly and caring all the way through my divorce. She gave me very good advice and helped me get a good settlement that has helped me in moving on with my life. Mary was an excellent solicitor for me and she could not have done anything better I am very grateful to have had her experience and support.
Mary Shaw – Family
Partner
I just wanted to write and thank you for all your hard work in handling my case – and for your kindness, patience and empathy.  Having you “fighting” my corner and advising me, made what was a very difficult time a little easier.  Thank you and best wishes.
Elspeth Thomson – Family
Solicitor
Thank you so much for your kindness and understanding when I have been in distress.
Lucy Mead – Family
Legal Assistant
Thank you so much for everything you’ve done, for being patient, kind and empathetic.
Ashley Malone – Civil

Nicky Hunter

Solicitor

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I am experienced in dealing with a wide range of family law issues but my particular specialities are in complex financial cases involving married and unmarried relationships and also children cases where there is social services department involvement

I am a specialist family solicitor with over 13 years experience in all areas of family law.

I also specialise in disputes between cohabitants, agreements involving property and trusts, and financial provision for children.

I represent both parents and children in cases where social services are involved both within and outside of court proceedings.

I also advise in relation to:

I am conscious people who come to  see me for advice are at one of the most difficult times in their lives. I am committed to providing firm and realistic advice to all clients, listening to what they want and hope to happen. I believe it is important to approach your case with the understanding that different people have different priorities and will take the time to understand what is most important to you. I will aim to find the best possible solutions to the issues you are facing quickly and effectively, whether outside or within the court process.

I am a member of Resolution, the family lawyers organisation committed to the non-confrontational resolution of family disputes. I am accredited as a specialist by Resolution in the areas of cohabitation law and advanced financial provision, and am a Resolution trained Collaborative Family Lawyer. I give particular importance to the interests and welfare of any children of the family.

Our family team at David Gray Solicitors LLP is the only one in the North East ranked as a top tier firm in both Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.

I studied modern history at Oxford University before taking post-graduate law qualifications at Northumbria University. I qualified as a solicitor in June 2001.

I am a member of the Law Society’s Children Panel.