Nicola is a civil litigation lawyer specialising in property litigation. Her expertise extends to all aspects of real property law and landlord and tenant disputes.
Nicola has extensive litigation experience with particular emphasis on commercial property disputes. In the past few years, she has represented clients in cases concerning break clauses, forfeiture, dilapidation disputes, nuisance, business lease renewal, boundary and party wall disputes. She is also experienced in the utility sector.
Nicola offers pragmatic and commercial advice aimed at achieving solutions for a broad range of commercial clients, which include national corporate entities, public bodies and private businesses.
Nicola completed her post graduate studies at University of Wales, Cardiff and qualified as a solicitor in 2001.
She is a keen fundraiser for charities close to her heart, including a local hospital treating dementia patients Marie Curie’s Hospice, Holme Towers.
Nicola enjoys keeping fit, running, yoga, and tennis. She lives in Cardiff with her husband, and two teenage children.
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
“Nicola Lawrence has an excellent grasp of the law and practice of real estate litigation. She is empathetic in her handling of clients, while also being a doughty fighter on their behalf.”
Legal 500, 2021
“Very strong on litigation and is able to instantly grasp the key arguments of any case while staying mindful of the commercial context”
Chambers & Partners 2021
"razor-sharp analysis of issues and ability to package her advice in easily understandable terms."
Chambers & Partners Directory, 2020
“Nicola Lawrence has a very sound and practical knowledge of commercial landlord and tenant disputes, as well as easements including rights of way and water law.”
Legal 500, 2020
"The 'very commercial' Nicola Lawrence is 'at the top of her game' and has developed a particular niche for handling work within the water sewerage industry by dint of her longstanding representation of Welsh Water"
Legal 500, 2019