Nicole has a mixed practice of family finance (matrimonial finance and TOLATA), domestic abuse injunctions, and private children law proceedings. Prior to studying the BPTC, she completed a summer internship at Scott, Bhoorasingh and Bonnick in Jamaica. Following the BPTC, she worked as a family law paralegal for a Legal 500 firm for 2 years before pupillage. During that time she assisted on a multi-million TOLATA claim.

Solicitors praise Nicole for her thorough preparation and pragmatic advice.

Key cases

TOLATA/Schedule 1 dispute settled at mediation

Successfully resisting the existence and enforcement of an alleged pre-nuptial agreement/marital property agreement

Successful in a dispute as to a child’s habitual residence and the court’s jurisdiction

Successful in securing change of surname to double-barrelled surname

Areas of expertise

Nicole’s matrimonial finance cases regularly include issues of third-party property interests, non-matrimonial property, nuptial agreements, welfare benefits and non-disclosure issues. She has experience in financial remedies across a mixture of asset levels. Nicole also writes case summaries for the Financial Remedies Journal.

Her TOLATA work includes but is not limited to drafting pleadings, representing parties at mediation, and advising on settlements.

Nicole also accepts instructions in Schedule 1 cases.

Nicole is frequently instructed in private children work. Her cases involve allegations of domestic abuse, applications by relatives. She has a particular interest and experience in leave to remove, relocation and change of name cases.

Nicole represents clients at mediation and private FDRs, with the hope to soon also do so at arbitration.

Further information

BPTC – Very Competent (2014) BA Law

University of Cambridge (2012)


Family Law Bar Association

Resolution and YRES

Black Barristers Network