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Nicola has a substantial regulatory and professional discipline practice. She prosecutes on behalf of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) (formerly the Health Professions Council (HPC)) and the General Dental Council (GDC); leading a team of solicitors, barristers and legal assistants in the practice area who investigate, prepare and present cases to the various practise committees of the HCPC and the GDC throughout the UK. She acted for the Hearing Aid Council until it became part of the HPC (now known as the HCPC) in April 2010.
She also sits as a Clerk to the Professional Conduct Committee of the Architects Registration Board.
Nicola undertakes both pre and post investigating committee work for the Teaching Agency, investigating cases, drafting allegations and appearing at final hearings.
Nicola represents the Security Industry Authority (SIA) at appeals in the Magistrates' Court by those whose applications for licences have been refused. She further advises the SIA in relation to appeals by companies against refusal or withdrawal of Approved Contractor Status and in relation to criminal prosecutions undertaken.
Nicola has considerable expertise in defending individuals in a wide range of general criminal matters; including serious violent crime, dishonesty and drug offences, sexual offences and road traffic matters. In addition to her general crime and regulatory caseload Nicola is experienced in serious fraud and business crime litigation.
Nicola is a solicitor advocate, having obtained her Higher Rights in May 2007. As such she is able to represent clients in the High Court and the House of Lords.
Nicola is Kingsley Napley’s Trainee Principal.
- Contributing author to Kingsley Napley: Serious Fraud, Investigation and Trial, Fourth edition 
- Junior Vice President: London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association (LCCSA)
- Editor of The London Advocate: publication of the LCCSA
Market sources say she is 'good at responding to change,' as well as being 'very thorough, responsible, with the utmost discretion'..."
Chambers UK, A Clients Guide to the UK Legal Profession, 2013
"has ‘absolute integrity’, and ‘displays independent and sound judgement"
Legal 500 UK, 2012