Nichola is a solicitor in the Commercial Litigation team in Southampton. The majority of her work is focussed on negligence claims against professionals and general commercial disputes.
Main areas of practice
Nichola conducts and assists with a range of negligence claims against a variety of different professionals; from solicitors to financial advisors, architects and surveyors. She also advises clients in general contractual and commercial disputes and has experience in dealing with low and high value claims.
She advises a wide range of clients, including individuals, partnerships and owner-managed businesses, national and international corporations, government departments, regulators and financial institutions.
Nichola studied Law at Cardiff University and graduated in 2013. She completed her LPC in 2016 at the University of Law in Guildford, and went on to carry out a training contract at TWM Solicitors, where she qualified as a Solicitor in August 2018.
- PNLA (Professional Negligence Lawyers Association)
- Assisted on a claim against an architect, surveyor and manufacturing companies of windows to assess who was liable for significant defects and the quantum of such damages.
- Assisted on a claim by the agent of a well-known footballer to enforce an Italian arbitral award in England. There was complexity to this matter as the we were acting for the Claimant through an Italian solicitor, the award required a certified translation, a trace had to be carried out on the defendant and there was great uncertainty as to where (such as a different country) and when the defendant would move to on the transfer day, which had to be considered throughout to ascertain whether it was worth submitting a claim for enforceability in England.
- Successfully obtained a high share of net proceeds of sale and agreement to sell in mediation for a client who was claiming an interest in a property jointly owned by her former cohabitee. The former cohabitee did not agree for the property to be sold until Crossrail was implemented, and argued he was entitled to the majority of the proceeds.
Prior to joining Blake Morgan, Nichola worked in general litigation, acting for both claimants and defendants in a wide range of disputes.