Nicholas Howard

Real estate transactions involve a careful balance; recognising every parties’ desire to complete the deal efficiently whilst protecting your client’s position in advancing its interests firmly and fairly in achieving that aim. I never lose sight of that.’


Team Leader, Partner

Telephone Number

(+350) 200 79000


English, Spanish

Nicholas Howard heads the firm’s Property Department having taken over from Dick Azopardi on 01 July 2016.

Nicholas became a Partner, specialising in litigation in the first instance, in 2006 and has extensive experience in all forms of dispute resolution and arbitration. This background is invaluable to the firm’s client base – ensuring a smooth processing of real estate transactions, whether it be residential conveyancing or large-scale property development, identifying and mitigating any problems before they arise, and providing solutions where necessary.

The Property team is made up of dedicated professionals with extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of domestic property conveyances and commercial real estate transactions and has grown substantially throughout the years, now comprising four practitioners, a dedicated registration officer, and three further support staff.

Nicholas’ clients include large local and international corporations, major banks, high net worth individuals as well as corporate service providers.

A law graduate from Leeds University, Nicholas completed the Bar Vocational Course at the College of Law in London, as a member of Lincoln’s Inn. He was called to the Bar of England and Wales and the Gibraltar Bar in 1998.



Expertise: Litigation Property
Chambers Global:
'extensive knowledge of his subject and clients.' (2015 Edition); ...'good advocate; in court, he's excellent in his approach and in his strategic thinking.' (2016 Edition)
Legal 500:
"...has extensive experience in all forms of dispute resolution and arbitration." - Legal 500 EMEA 2019