Nicola is the firm’s Managing Partner and is responsible for the day to day management of the firm, as well as planning and developing the business strategy to drive the firm forward.
Since joining the firm in 2000, Nicola has built an exceptional reputation in the Wimborne area for her expertise in a variety of legal disciplines. She specialises in Wills, Probate and all aspects of work relating to the elderly client including Lasting Powers of Attorney and Deputyship Applications. Nicola was also head of our busy conveyancing department for several years and has vast experience in all aspects of residential conveyancing and related property matters.
Before qualifying as a solicitor Nicola was a nurse working in the community with elderly patients and as a result has experience of dealing with those suffering from Alzheimers Disease and those that have been bereaved. Nicola has empathy and compassion when dealing with elderly clients, and has been instrumental in ensuring that all staff are “Dementia Friendly” trained.
An active member of the Bournemouth and District Law Society, Nicola is also one of a team of solicitors who provide an advisory service at the Wimborne Citizens Advice Bureau. In the past she helped to organise a local charity event in Wimborne raising over £10,000 for Poole Hospital. Nicola is a trustee on the Board of Relate which is a charitable organisation supporting cross border family relationships.
Having always lived in Dorset, Nicola enjoys reading, walking, cycling, cooking and going to the theatre. Nicola also has a keen interest in homeopathic remedies and alternative therapies, holds a Reiki practitioner certificate, and is a Companion of the Chalice Well Garden in Glastonbury – a retreat for people of all faiths and denominations.
Nicola’s Client Testimonials:
“You could not improve the service- Nicola was excellent. Thank you for all your help.”
“We felt we were dealt with in a friendly and professional manner. We were very pleased with the service we received, thank you for your help.”
“Many thanks Nicola for all of your help.”
“Both Nicola and her assistant Jane were extremely helpful, patient, pleasant and thorough throughout.”
“Many thanks Nicola for all your help.”
“I was impressed with the service I received which was friendly but also helpful, constructive and professional.”
“My wife and I have dealt with HGW since about 1966-67 with the properties bought and sold, and now have dealt with our Wills. My wife and I are most pleased with all that has been done for us. Thank you.”