Nicola joined Agri Advisor in November 2015 as a Paralegal and quickly established herself in the Litigation department. Nicola has experience in assisting with Rights of Way disputes, Proprietary Estoppel claims, farming Partnership disputes, contractual disputes and Agricultural Holdings Act and Farm Business Tenancies from the landlord and tenant’s perspective. Nicola obtained a BA dual hons degree in Archaeology and Ancient History from Cardiff University in 2003 and is currently completing her Legal Practice Course full-time whilst also undertaking her period of recgonised training at Agri Advisor to become a solicitor.
Before joining Agri Advisor, Nicola held the role of Divisional Police Licensing Officer for Dyfed-Powys Police, reviewing and enforcing licences under the Licensing Act 2003. She regularly represented the Police at review hearings in order to ensure the promotion of the four licensing objectives in licensed premises in Powys. Prior to working for the Police, Nicola worked for a local authority licensing department and also for the regional offices of The National Trust West Midlands.
Nicola grew up on the family beef, arable and sheep farm in Shropshire and keeps a keen eye on her Zwartble sheep. She is a keen runner having run the London marathon three times.