Nicola Hutchins

Associate
Contact details

0118 955 3002

Nikki is an associate in the Professional Regulatory Team at Blake Morgan.

Main areas of practice

Nikki specialises in preparing fitness to practice and disciplinary cases for a range of professional regulators.

Clients

Nikki works on professional disciplinary cases for large healthcare professional bodies, including the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC).

Significant experience

  • Regulatory risk & compliance: Worked with several large retailers, including time on secondment helping drafting a new health and safety manual.
  • Health & safety: Defends enforcement actions brought by both the HSE and local authorities; risk management advisory work relating to health and safety policies and due diligence in corporate transactions.
  • Environment: Defends enforcement matters brought by local authorities, such as abatement notices and breach of tree preservation orders, as well as risk management advisory and due diligence in corporate transactions.
  • Food & drink: Regulatory work in food hygiene and labelling enforcement and compliance matters. Covers local authority enforcement actions such as offences relating to gluten-free labelling and advice relating to risk management, policies and procedures.

Expertise

Career

She has been with Blake Morgan since 2019 and previously with Blake Lapthorn from 2012 – 2014 in the Business Regulatory Team. Prior to that she spent 12 years in the Health and Safety team at Bond Pearce.

Contact details

0118 955 3002

Additional Expertise

Prosecution work for public prosecuting bodies such as the RSPCA.