Nicola is a senior associate in Chapman Tripp’s Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice in Wellington.
She has particular expertise in international and domestic commercial arbitration and litigation, public international law, public law and climate risk. Nicola has broad experience before international arbitral tribunals and in domestic courts.
Nicola advises clients across a range of industries, including in the energy, oil & gas, extractive, private equity, professional services, banking and telecommunications sectors.
She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and also a member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Commission on Arbitration Task Force on Climate Change Related Disputes and the ICC Task Force on Witness Evidence.
Nicola is a member of the City of London’s Green Finance Legal Working Group and is a founding board member of the Young Public International Law Group (London).
She is recognised as a ‘Future Leader’ by Who’s Who Legal: Arbitration for 2020. She practised in the United Kingdom for seven years before returning to Wellington in 2019.