Nicholas Bennett

Nicholas Bennett

Senior Solicitor
Wills Trusts & Probate

Tel: 0121 746 3300
Office: Shirley

About Nicholas Bennett

Nicholas is a senior solicitor and a full member of the Society for Trusts and Estate Practitioners, the leading professional association for practitioners dealing with inheritance and succession planning.

A proficient private client lawyer, he is used to dealing with complex wills and estate planning as well as administration of Estates with a view to advising on family inheritance and succession. He is a specialist at providing clients with legal advice for asset protection and wealth preservation as well as trust advice, drafting and administration.

He is experienced in dealing with difficult assessments of mental capacity and is proficient in preparing powers of attorney and making applications to the court of protection.

What our clients say

"I have really appreciated your time and guidance in what has been a difficult time for me recently and now I have a clearer outlook and I'd like to thank you and your team for this."
Ms J, West Midlands

"Nick was very pro-active in raising issues we had not thought of, so thank you."

"We are very pleased with the treatment we received from everyone at Sydney Mitchell, we never had a problem."
Mr and Mrs Pender

"Used both Legal and Real Estate very pleased with both. Mr N. Bennett was remarkable and guided me well. My sincere thanks to him."
Mrs Sandra J Evans

"We have almost completed probate with our family solicitor after 24 months of endless problems. Should have gone to Sydney Mitchell. Sydney Mitchell have saved me around £90,000 in care costs. Excellent service highly efficient, effective and pleasant to use."

"My daughter and I found Mr N Bennett to do a professional, courteous and very efficient. He put everything in a very understanding way for us. I would definitely use and recommend your firm."

"Thank you to Nick Bennett, Tony Lynch and Phil Light for being professional and very approachable at this very sad time in my life."

"Very happy with all aspects particularly as it was always going to be difficult following the death of my father."
Mr Jeffrey John Quinlan

“Owing to the short time span before we left the UK for an extended period we were very impressed with the speed of response”
Mr & Mrs Ashburner

“Just to thank Nicholas for his services and the staff at the Sheldon branch for their services in the matter of my brother Raymond Johnsons Deeds/Will situation”

“Although a relatively straightforward case, I was impressed by the clarity of choices given to me, the clarity of cost of each choice and the sense that the firm was not looking to take fees from me. The service delivered was on time and reasonable expectations were set at the outset”
Mr S Nash

What the Directories say

2017 Legal 500 - Clients also recommend ‘very good and helpful’ solicitor Nicholas Bennett, who is based in Shirley and acted for clients with regards to locating missing wills and applications for grants of probate.

Awards and Recognition

Active Member and Affiliate of STEP.

Career History

Originally from North Wales, Nicholas joined the army after school then went to college and university. He trained as a lawyer in mid-Wales before moving to Birmingham after qualification.

Nicholas joined the Sydney Mitchell Private Client team in August 2013.



Interests and Hobbies

Nicholas is married with two children and lives in Shirley.

UK Top Tier Firm 2017 Lexcel Practice Management Standard Birmingham Law Firm of the Year for 2011 Resolution Collaborative Family Lawyer The Law Society Accredited in Family Law Conveyancing Quality Scheme