Nicola is an impressive counsel. She is prepared, prepared, prepared. She works tirelessly and the results in her case show that. She gives sound advice and clients respect her.

Lisa Pepper
Partner at Osbornes Solicitors LLP


Year of Call: 2006


1986: Diplome Programme de Civilisation Francaise et Europeene Contemporaine
1988: BA (Hons) Law and French
1989: Solicitors Finals
1991: Admitted as a solicitor
2006: Called to the Bar (Inner Temple)
January 2015: MSc Art Law & Business (distinction) (Christie’s/University of Glasgow)

Law Society Prize: Innes and Howard Watson Prize for Family Law.


After a successful 15 year career as a solicitor and partner, specialising in family law, Nicola transferred to the Bar in 2006. With broad experience in all family matters, her practice has centred on high net worth financial remedy matters, international cases,and private law children matters. Nicola works closely with instructing solicitors to develop strategy and approach and has a keen eye for evidential presentation.  Her advice is both pragmatic and considered.

In January 2015, Nicola was awarded distinction in her MSc Art, Law and Business (Christie’s/University of Glasgow). She is presenting her thesis ‘The Role of the Expert in Art-Related Disputes’ at the forthcoming 2015 Art Law Conference, Maastricht University.

As an accredited commercial mediator, Nicola undertakes all commerical mediation, with particular interest in and emphasis upon matters concerning Art and Heritage.

Professional Memberships

Member of the Inner Temple
International Bar Association: Art, Cultural Institutions and Heritage Law Committee