Key Contacts

Co-founderDavid Steenson

David is a Jersey Advocate and one of the founding partners of Steenson Nicholls.

David qualified as an English Barrister and practised in London at 3 Paper Buildings before moving to Jersey in 2000.
David was admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2004 and was a partner of a global offshore law firm from 2005 to 2014, heading up its Jersey Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice before leaving the firm to establish his own Jersey law firm, Steenson’s.

With over 25 years of experience in private practice, David is a leading Litigation and Dispute Resolution practitioner appearing in numerous high profile and significant cases.

David specialises in complex financial litigation including contentious trust and commercial disputes.
David is also a well-known criminal lawyer and was appointed as a Crown Advocate in 2015.

Contact David at david@steensonnicholls.com

Co-founderPaul Nicholls

Paul is a Jersey Advocate and one of the founding partners of Steenson Nicholls.

Paul qualified as an English Solicitor in 1993 and worked in London as a solicitor for Irwin Mitchell LLP before moving to Jersey in 2002.

Paul was admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2006 and was a Partner of a global offshore law firm from 2008 to 2017. Paul headed up the Jersey office’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice before leaving the firm to start up his own Jersey law firm, Nicholls Law.

Paul specialises in complex international financial litigation including contentious trust, commercial disputes as well as civil fraud and asset recovery and is an experienced court room lawyer.

Paul is a member of the Law Society of Jersey, the Law Society of England and Wales, the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), the Victims of Crime Association of Lawyers (VOCAL), the Association of Restructuring and Insolvency Experts and the Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association.

Contact Paul at paul@steensonnicholls.com

Nicholas Mière

Nicholas has practised law in Jersey since 2009 and became a Jersey Solicitor in 2013 before being admitted as a Jersey Advocate in 2016.

Nicholas previously worked as an Associate in the litigation department of a large international offshore firm before joining Steenson’s in 2014.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Nicholas worked in London at the Office of the Public Guardian, an agency of the Ministry of Justice. Nicholas also has first-hand experience in the private client trust sector having worked for an independent trust company in Jersey.

Nicholas regularly represents clients in proceedings before the courts of Jersey. His work covers a broad spectrum of civil, commercial and criminal litigation, with a particular emphasis on financial services, contentious trusts, contractual disputes and professional negligence disputes.

Nicholas is a member of the Law Society of Jersey and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

Contact Nicholas at nicholas@steensonnicholls.com

Kathleen McGee

Kathleen is a Scottish Solicitor and Senior Associate.

Kathleen practised law in Scotland before moving to Jersey in 2000. Kathleen previously worked as an Associate for a large global offshore firm before moving to Steenson’s in 2014.

Kathleen specialises in personal injury and clinical negligence law. With nearly 20 years of experience of claimant work, Kathleen is one of the most experienced specialist personal injury/clinical negligence lawyers in Jersey.

Kathleen represents clients with a wide range of injuries, from minor whiplash injuries through to complex brain and spinal injuries. Kathleen has extensive experience in advising clients through the entire claim process, from arranging rehabilitation to final settlement negotiations and fully contested court hearings.

Kathleen is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

Contact Kathleen at Kathleen@steensonnicholls.com

Magdalena Hodas

Magdalena is a Litigation Assistant who specialises in personal injury law.

Magdalena principally deals with road traffic accident claims, holiday accident claims, serious injury claims and children’s accident claims.

Magdalena is a fluent Polish speaker who regularly assists the firm’s Polish speaking clients.

Contact Magdalena at Magdalena@steensonnicholls.com

Call us now on 01534 756288 to discuss your requirements.