About Nicki

Nicki has a wealth of experience with a wide range of clients and circumstances in all aspects of non-contested private client work. She enjoys ensuring clients are put at ease, supported as necessary and guided through often legally complex scenarios.

Matters that Nicki has worked on recently include:-

  • Application to the Court of Protection for the removal and appointment of trustees and deputyship applications for incapacitated patients.
  • Reviewing clients’ existing wills and preparing the new wills where necessary to include inheritance tax planning.
  • Obtaining grants of probate and administering estates or assisting lay executors with very straightforward estates through to complex, multi-property and multi-jurisdictional estates.
  • Preparing and registering lasting powers of attorney (LPA) with adequate safeguards to protect the donor in light of recent case law.
  • Advising on and drafting trust deeds.
  • Charity formation.

Nicki becomes a partner at Machins in November 2020. She studied her undergraduate law degree at Brunel University, completing the Legal Practice Course in Oxford with a distinction.

Nicki also acts as a trustee and is on the executive committee for two local charities and was rated in the Legal 500 as a rising star.

Specialist practice areas

  • Wills
  • Probate
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Elderly client work


They have a unique way of making all our business with them very personal. Both Nicki Denton-Masih and her aide know us well and have always dealt with our business in a very prompt manner. They also give us frequent updates. Other firms are nowhere up to their standard.
Legal 500 2021
Nicki Denton-Masih has always dealt with us and her work makes it easy to talk to her.
Legal 500 2021
We have primarily dealt with Nicki Denton-Masih and she has always been very careful to explain clearly what our options are when dealing with our wills and the lasting powers of attorney recently. Nicki has been very kind and it means a lot that there is a human face to deal with.
Legal 500 2021

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