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Nicholas Woolf was admitted as a solicitor in 1979 and became a partner in a London firm in 1981. He went on to set up his own firm in London’s West End, which later merged to become Woolf Simmonds.

During his lengthy legal career, Nick has gained an unrivalled breadth and depth of experience. This gives him a rare ability to understand, and advise on, a wide range of matters. He also has extensive international experience.

Nick has particular expertise in advising upon shareholder, director and partnership disputes as well as other commercial disputes. He is also highly regarded in family law and family business law and has conducted a number of substantial cases. In addition, Nick has advised and lectured other professionals on anti-money laundering and family law. Nick is a member of Resolution and POCLA.


"I have worked with Nick Woolf both in London and California over a number of years in both commercial and litigious situations. He is a careful and dynamic lawyer who I would have no hesitancy in recommending."
San Diego, Law Firm

"Nick has acted for my group of companies who are based in London, Sydney and New York over a number of years. He was pivotal in our international reorganisation and has since helped us with the growth of the company. He is well connected, sound and decisive and continues to provide my group of companies with reliable advice."
Owner of International Digital Marketing Company

"Nicholas Woolf acted for a prominent client of my firm and brought and successfully pursued professional negligence proceedings on behalf of that client in the High Court in London. I would have no hesitation in recommending Nicholas as a thoughtful, experienced and diligent lawyer who is capable of holding his own against multi-partner international firms and also to provide a very personal service."
Malaysia, Law Firm

Professional Negligence Lawyers Association

Member of Resolution

Member of Proceeds of Crime Lawyers' Association

Member of the Law Society Small Firms Committee

Executive Committee Member of the National Sole Practitioners Group

"You (and your business) - what you should or should not be doing"
SOLO Autumn Edition 2017, pages 10-11

"Anti-money laundering regulations - four principles to guide sole practitioners through the minefield"
SOLO Autumn Edition 2017, pages 27-28

"Brexit and the Sole Practitioner"
Available on the SPG Website

"To Inherit or Not To Inherit? That Is The Question"
SOLO Winter Edition 2015/2016, pages 18-21

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