Legal Director and Head of Enfranchisement
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Nicola is a Legal Director and leads the leasehold enfranchisement practice whilst also managing the wider Residential Property Team.
Nicola acts for tenants who wish to extend their leases, buy the freehold of their block of flats or buy the freehold of their houses. She also acts for landlords on receipt of such requests from tenants.
Nicola represents landlords who wish to dispose of their interest in a block of flats and need to follow the rights of first refusal.
In her role leading the enfranchisement practice, Nicola has established a cross-office, cross-discipline team of advisers who can assist on all aspects of enfranchisement from voluntary matters to disputes and from company incorporation to specific tax advice.
Alongside her enfranchisement practice Nicola advises on all aspects of residential property. She has extensive experience acting for clients with complex, high value, residential real estate acquisitions and disposals. Her clients include investment buyers and high net worth individuals. Nicola’s client-lead approach allows her to identify and then deliver upon her client’s needs, often thinking creatively to achieve their desired outcome.
Nicola is based at our Ipswich office and travels between offices in her leadership capacity.
Nicola is on maternity leave.
Outside work, Nicola enjoys spending time sharing new experiences with her family as well as renovating her home. Nicola enjoys photography which she combines with her passion for wildlife having spent some of her formative years in South Africa.