Nicola graduated from Leeds University in 2001 with a 2:1 Law Degree (LLB) and she went on to obtain a Distinction in the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law in York in 2002. Nicola then trained in Halifax as a Solicitor where she worked for four years, before returning to Wakefield. She joined King Street Solicitors LLP in 2010.
Nicola now has 12 years’ experience in representing clients in family law cases including divorce, separation, private law children proceedings and domestic violence. Nicola has focused throughout her career on developing her expertise in financial cases and particularly enjoys this area of work.
Nicola is a member of Resolution which is an organisation for family solicitors (see www.resolution.org.uk). Members agree to adhere to a strict code of practice when representing their clients which Nicola considers assists her in delivering an excellent service to her clients.
In 2013, Nicola became a Law Society Advanced Accredited Specialist in Financial and Domestic Violence cases. This accreditation demonstrates Nicola’s high level of knowledge, skills, experience and practice in both of these areas. She has recently completed the Legal Aid Practitioners Group Certificate in Practice Management, further recognising her skills and knowledge of practice management.
Nicola became a partner at King Street Solicitors LLP in 2011 and amongst her management roles she deals with client care and management of complaints. Nicola is also the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice with responsibility for managing risk and compliance with the firm.
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