Nikki L. Charlton
BUSINESS NAME: Farris LLP
ADDRESS: 700 West Georgia, 25th floor, Vancouver, BC, V7Y 1B3
Nikki has been practicing for ten years and specializes exclusively in the area of family law. Her practice includes all matters affecting families in British Columbia such as separation, divorce, property division, common law trusts, spousal support, child support, guardianship, residency, and parenting time. Nikki has extensive experience drafting complex cohabitation, marriage, and separation agreements, and has appeared before all levels of court in British Columbia. As a member of the International Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Nikki provides services from either a collaborative or litigation approach depending on the individual needs of her clients.
Nikki was educated at the University of Victoria where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with distinction. She studied law at the University of British Columbia Law School and was called to the B.C. Bar in 2004. She received her certification as a Family Law Mediator in 2007 and her certification as a Collaborative Family Law Lawyer in 2008.
Nikki has been active in the Canadian Bar Association and was on the executive committee of the Family Law Section from 2009 to 2011. She is on the Board of Directors and is a member of the BC Collaborative Roster Society, a member of Collaborative Divorce Vancouver Practice Group, the North Shore Collaborative and Dispute Resolution Practice Group, International Association of Collaborative Practitioners and the Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia. Nikki is a contributor to CLE family law courses as faculty and co-author of papers on complex financial issues in family law and the new Family Law Act.