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Patrick Nicholls


Patrick, originally from Cardiff, moved to Devon as a youngster in 2000 with his family.

Patrick joined Scott Richards in 2021 and is working alongside Senior Partner, Paul Dyson in the Commercial Property department. In March 2024, Patrick successfully passed Level 6 CILEx, qualifying as MCILEx, and is now working towards his Fellowship. He has a keen interest in Commercial Law and Contentious Land Law.

Prior to joining Scott Richards, Patrick worked at a number of other local firms, beginning his legal career at the age of 16 as an Office Administrator whilst undergoing his A Levels. Patrick is supervised by Head of Department, Paul Dyson.

In his free time, Patrick enjoys playing Rugby for Newton Abbot Rugby Club, gaming and music.

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"Thank you both for all your efforts...It has been a pleasure dealing with Patrick who we feel has done a great job. I have learnt a lot from this process but pleased we can now relax."

Trish Mayor & Nigel Mann, Teignmouth

"We have been working with Patrick Nicholls and Paul Dyson for a number of months on what we thought was a rather complicated business transaction between multiple companies. Patrick and Paul were always available throughout the process, on the phone and email, with sound, reassuring advice. They were very good at putting legal terminology into simple, plain English for us to understand - turning a complicated transaction into a much simpler process. We cannot recommend Scott Richards Solicitors highly enough and will be back for all our future needs!"

Adam Carter, Director at Vanaways

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