A founding partner of Byrne and Partners, Nicola specialises in fraud, financial services, trust disputes and complex money laundering and asset tracing matters. Nicola's practice focuses on multi jurisdiction litigation, often involving CIS and African parties and off-shore jurisdictions. She acts for politically exposed persons, high net worth individuals, legal, corporate and financial services professionals, corporates and hedge funds. She has extensive expertise and experience of interlocutory injunctive measures, particularly Freezing Orders and all issues relating to money laundering. Current cases include Tatneft -v- Bogolyubov and others, NBT Bank -v- Yurov, Auden Mckenzie -v- Patel, Danilina -v- Chernukhin and a very high value 6 jurisdiction trust dispute. Nicola is a Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Criminal and Civil Proceedings). Before Byrne and Partners, Nicola worked at Dechert, the FSA and Clyde and Co.
Fraud Lawyers Association, ARDL (Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers)
Trained Clyde & Co; qualified 1994; Clyde & Co 1994-98; enforcement department FSA 1998-2000; Dechert 2000-03; co-founding partner Byrne and Partners 2003-date.