A dual qualified Solicitor and Barrister, as well as Teacher and school leader with experience in the education and public sectors, she is ideally placed to advise education institutions of all types.
She advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious issues, including safeguarding and child protection, health and safety and visits, contracts, pupil discipline, parental complaints, inspections, and admissions and exclusion.
Nicola's experience includes:
Nicola understands governors' and senior managers' perspective in challenging situations, having been a senior leader of three schools, with a focus on pastoral care and safeguarding.
She has also contributed to successful independent school inspections.
Nicola is a fluent French speaker and enjoys cold water swimming, whatever the weather!