Nichola is a partner and heads up Addleshaw Goddard’s corporate crime and regulatory investigations group. She specialises in advising corporates, directors and senior management on regulatory inquiries, financial and corporate crime issues. Key areas of expertise involve advising on and carrying out investigations relating to corporate collapse, corruption, sanctions, money laundering, terrorist financing, extradition, information security and fraud issues.
Nichola regularly investigates compliance failings and is able to provide specialist non-contentious advice on what to look out for, how matters can go wrong and how to minimise that risk. Nichola works closely with clients to conduct due diligence and implement effective compliance programmes. In contentious matters, she is able to advise on what procedures should have reasonably been put in place to prevent compliance failings. She has an excellent understanding of industry standard practice.
Nichola is ranked as a Thought Leader in WWL: Investigations and WWL: Business Crime Defence. Nichola was selected by Global Investigations Review (2018) as one of 100 remarkable women investigation specialists operating across the world. Nichola was also named as one of The Lawyer’s Hot 100 legal practitioners in 2017.