March 2006 – present - 2nd junior clerk.
Nicola joined 25 Bedford Row in March 2006. In May 2009 she completed a BTEC Advanced Award in Chambers Administration and achieved distinction for each of the 4 units. This professional qualification is set nationally and certifies competence as a junior barrister’s clerk.
Her responsibilities include assisting with Crown court diary administration (case results, crown court un-finished briefs, moving cases where appropriate), allocation of cases to junior tenants and pupils, obtaining Crown court listings for next day diary and supervising the progression of magistrates courts briefs. Nicola also bills Crown court cases and periodically takes responsibility for diary management.
Nicola’s interests include cinema, reading, music and spending time with friends and family.