Nigel Smith is one of the founders of Smith Gadd & Co. in Horsham and heads the Family Department. Nigel was admitted as a Solicitor in 1987 and has considerable experience in all areas of Family Law. He set up Smith Gadd & Co. in 1992. He was appointed a Deputy District Judge in 2000 and has heard and decided many divorce and financial remedy cases. Nigel is an advocate of all forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution. He believes that Collaborative Law offers parties a genuinely new and innovative approach to the Resolution of family disputes avoiding the cost and heartache of contested proceedings. Nigel has lived for over 20 years locally in Warnham, a village on the outskirts of Horsham with his wife and 5 children. His outside interests include golf, tennis and motor sport through his membership of the Goodwood Road Racing Club.