Senior Associate appointment announced by Birketts


13 November 2019

Birketts has announced the appointment of Caroline Nicholls as a Senior Associate in its prominent Corporate team. She is based in Birketts' Chelmsford office, but will support colleagues across all four offices in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich.

Caroline trained at a multinational law firm based in London, and, after qualifying in September 2006, went on to specialise in Corporate Law. She has experience on a wide range of corporate transactions, including acquisitions, disposals, reorganisations, joint ventures, equity capital markets flotations and fundraisings and private equity investments. Caroline has also advised a range of domestic and international clients from across the commercial industries, including the construction, hotel, marketing and care home sectors.

Named as a Rising Star by the Legal 500, Caroline has advised on a wide range of corporate and commercial transactions (including commercial contracts, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions and IPOs). She also has specialist expertise advising community amateur sports associations on conversion, restructurings and general governance matters.

Caroline is also fluent in French and has advised a number of clients from across the continent with regard to their business interests in the UK.

Commenting on her appointment, Caroline Nicholls said: “I am excited to join Birketts’ highly respected Corporate and Commercial team. I look forward to contributing to this area of the firm’s practice by sharing the benefit of my varied experience with my colleagues and our growing client base.”

Rafael Ruiz, Partner and head of the Corporate and Commercial team added: “I am very pleased to welcome Caroline to the team. I am confident that her practical commercial approach, impressive problem solving skills and broad market knowledge will put her in a strong position to handle Birketts’ full scope of corporate matters with dexterity.”