Bachelor of Laws, Singapore Management University
Advocate and Solicitor, Singapore
Called to the Singapore Bar: 2012
Nicola is the head of the firm’s Regulatory & Compliance Practice. She commenced her practice in the firm’s Commercial Dispute Resolution and Shipping & Admiralty Practice Areas. She has been involved in a variety of multi-jurisdictional cases over the years and has represented clients in arbitrations, mediations and also appeared before the Singapore courts.
Her extensive background in dispute resolution has enabled her to handle both the advisory and contentious aspects of regulatory matters. Nicola provides advice on environmental, social and governance (ESG) related matters and assists clients in meeting their ESG commitments and requirements. She provides compliance advice, solutions for managing risk and training in areas such as anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, international sanctions and corporate governance.
Nicola acts for local and overseas clients and is fluent in English and Mandarin. She has also participated in various speaking engagements, including those organised by the Informaconnect Maritime Trading Academy, the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants and Singapore Business Federation. She is an Associate Member of the International Compliance Association (AICA), a certified individual of the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF), an Ordinary Member of the Singapore Institute of Directors as well as a member of the Singapore Academy of Law.
Nicola also has oversight of the corporate secretarial services provided by the firm’s associated company, MP Corporate Secretarial Services Pte Ltd.