Nicola is an English qualified barrister specialising in international arbitration and public international law. She has experience of arbitrations governed by a variety of procedural rules.
Prior to joining Three Crowns, Nicola clerked at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague where she assisted arbitral tribunals on high profile inter-State and mixed arbitrations, including on matters relating to energy and natural resources, environmental law, intellectual property, maritime boundaries, and the law of the sea. She trained at one of the leading barristers’ chambers in London and acted as a legal assistant to a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom on a number of commercial disputes. Nicola has regularly attended multilateral treaty negotiations on climate change and acts as an advisor to States and other actors on related pubic international law and environmental law matters.
Nicola read Natural Sciences at Cambridge University, has a Masters in Environmental Technology and Economics from Imperial College London and an LLM in International Law from University College London.