Partner, Addleshaw Goddard
Nichola is a Partner and heads up the Global Investigations and Contentious Regulatory Group. She specialises in advising corporates, directors and senior management on regulatory inquiries, financial and corporate crime issues. Key areas involve advising on and carrying out investigations relating to corporate collapse, corruption, sanctions, money laundering, terrorist financing, extradition, information security and fraud issues.
As Nichola regularly investigates compliance failings; she can therefore provide specialist non-contentious advice on what to look out for, how matters can go wrong and how to minimise that risk. In relation to contentious matters, as Nichola works regularly with clients to conduct due diligence/implement compliance programmes; she has an excellent understanding of industry standard practice and what procedures should have reasonably been put in place to prevent compliance failings.
Nichola regularly lectures to clients and at trade association conferences, including the UK Finance, C5 and the Anti-Money Laundering Forum.
She has been named in the Hot 100 2017, as a leading individual in Who’s Who Legal: Investigations 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 and in Business Crime Defence 2018 and in 40 under 40 published by Global Investigations Review listing the world’s leading investigations lawyers.