Nicola is an experienced associate solicitor. Nicola initially qualified as a legal executive in 2008 before qualifying as a solicitor in November 2013. Nicola is a member of the Law Society’s Advanced Accreditation Scheme specialising in domestic abuse and private children law. Nicola joined the team at BBE Law in 2009.
She has extensive knowledge of all aspects of family law, including divorce and financial matters as well as private and public law children matters. She specialises in domestic abuse and has a close relationship with Fylde Coast Women’s Aid, volunteering for the charitable organisation and running a free legal clinic at their offices. Nicola has knowledge around, and the ability to secure, protective orders for clients and their children in emergency circumstances, often through the benefit of legal aid.
Within her work, Nicola can enter negotiations with a conciliatory approach although also recognises the circumstances in which there is the need to issue court proceedings. She represents her clients in court.
Nicola has a patient, warm and sympathetic approach to the work that she undertakes as she understands that addressing family law issues is often a very emotional time for clients.