Nicola is an associate in our Washington office. Her experience includes representing private and sovereign entities in dispute resolution proceedings conducted under the auspices of the ICC, LCIA and PCA, as well as under the UNCITRAL and WIPO rules.

Nicola is the Legal Secretary to the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Ethics Commission, advising on issues relating to the governance of the ITF in accordance with its Code of Ethics. She also advises States and non-State actors on public international law and environmental law matters relating to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). She also represented the Republic of Vanuatu in ICJ advisory opinion proceedings concerning the Legal Consequences of the Separation of the Chagos Islands from Mauritius in 1965.

Prior to joining Three Crowns, Nicola worked at the International Bureau of the Permanent Court of Arbitration. She trained at one of the leading barristers’ chambers in London and was a legal assistant to an arbitrator and retired Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom.

Nicola holds degrees from Cambridge (BA), Imperial College, London (MSc), University of Law, London (LLB) and University College, London (LLM). She is admitted to practice as a barrister in England and Wales.