Barrister Profile


Year of Call: 2021

Main Areas of Practice

Coroners or Inquests
Employment Law
Personal Injury
Public Inquiries


Nicola was called to the Bar in 2021, following a previous career in investment banking and corporate account management. Nicola’s pupillage was predominantly in Employment and Civil Law with additional involvement in Criminal and Family proceedings. She also has significant experience and interest in professional practice proceedings including Police Misconduct Hearings and Police Appeal Tribunals.


2021; Degree of Barrister-at-Law, The Honourable Society of the Inn of Court Northern Ireland

2021; Diploma in Professional Legal Studies (Distinction), Institute of Professional Legal Studies

2020; LLB (Hons) Law, Ulster University (First Class Honours)

Prizes achieved in the following modules:


Nicola has previous experience in representing clients at the Social Security Appeal Tribunal in relation to Child DLA, Personal Independence Payment and Employment and Support Allowance. She has also provided teaching assistance in Land Law at Ulster University. The breadth of Nicola’s professional experience transfers into her practice providing her with a sound, reasoned knowledge base to support her clients.