Nicholas qualified as a solicitor in 1966 and has practised in Basingstoke since that time when he first joined his father at Lamb Brooks solicitors. He now specialises mainly in Wills, Probate and Conveyancing.
Nicholas is a member of the Hampshire Incorporated Law Society and is a Vice President of Relate. (Marriage Guidance) He is also President of the Basingstoke Sports & Social Club and on the committee of the Hampshire Cricket Society.
Away from the office Nicholas is a keen hockey player, having played for Havant Hockey Club since 1961 and in September 2009 travelled to Adelaide in Australia to take part in a Veterans Hockey Tournament with 68 other teams. He is also a keen gardener and enjoys reading and taking his two dogs for long walks in the country.