Nicky is a professional support lawyer (PSL) within the Corporate Division.

Prior to becoming a PSL in 2007, Nicky worked as a senior associate specialising in private equity work acting for investors, management and companies, carrying out investment work and advising on acquisitions, disposals and restructurings. Her role includes:

  • Arranging regular internal training sessions
  • Collating and updating precedents and know-how 
  • Automating precedents and processes
  • Writing internal and client updates on legislative, case law and practice changes
  • Assisting fee earners and key clients with research queries


  • Qualified as a solicitor 1995
  • College of Law, York, Law Society Finals
  • Newcastle University – LLB (Hons 2:1)