Barrister Profile  

Nikki Carr Call: 2002
  • Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Education
  • Housing
  • Local Government
  • Public Law
  • Real Property
  • Regulatory


Nikki accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ work. She is an academic practitioner with a key focus on technical and complicated work.

Her breadth of experience and commitment to property, housing and local government law includes not only practice but teaching the Bar Professional Training Course at City University (where she wrote the Landlord and Tenant Module), running the Domestic Violence pro-bono clinic, and her appointment as a Chairman of the Valuation Tribunal, in which she considers appeals in relation to council tax and business rates.

Nikki originally began practice in a common law set, dealing with not only property, housing and public law but criminal, civil, family, and immigration work. Her understanding of these additional areas of work ensures that she can provide her clientele with unique, informed, holistic solutions to their litigation issues.

Areas of Practice

Anti-Social Behaviour

Nikki has experience in all matters relating to antisocial behaviour and represents clients in possession, injunction and committal proceedings. Her current practice is informed by her wider knowledge of family law.


Accepting instructions from landlords and tenants in both the private and public sector, Nikki appears in the full range of possession proceedings.

Real Property

Nikki accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ core practice areas as such she has acted in matters relating to enfranchisement, management, service charges and insurance premiums.


Due to Nikki’s common law background, she is accustomed to representing clients in the Magistrates’ Court in a wide range of disputes including council tax summonses.

Public Law

Public Law, Equality and Human Rights issues regularly arise in all aspects of Nikki’s areas of expertise.

Local Government

Nikki accepts instructions in all areas of Chambers’ core practice areas such as local government work.



“Mrs Carr is a highly competent, thorough lawyer who both understands her clients’ needs and delivers an outstanding service.” Robert Dobson, Partner at De Brett Solicitors

“Nikki combines her exceptional intellectual ability and professional attitude with a practical approach and sensitivity which equals a winning combination for her clients. She is an excellent advocate and I highly recommend her.” Rebecca Patrickson, Solicitor

Legal Publications

Author/Editor, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives’ Manual, podcasts, assessment materials and mini-lectures: ‘Preparations for Personal Injury Trials’ Level 4 (cILEX Law School, 2014-16)

Contributor, City Law School Manual: ‘Advocacy’ (Oxford University Press, 2015)


Social Housing Law Association

Housing Law Practitioners Association

Property Bar Association


Chairman of the Valuation Tribunal for England