Nicola Roberts is a partner in our Litigation, Restructuring and Insolvency team in Hong Kong and leads our Trusts and Private Client Advisory Group in Asia. She specialises in international contentious trust and estate disputes and global commercial litigation. With over 20 years’ experience and having spent more than a decade working offshore, she is routinely engaged in a wide range of complex disputes including high-value multi-jurisdictional trust and estate litigation as well as insolvency, fraud, asset-tracing and regulatory work.
Nicola is regularly instructed by professional trustees, principal beneficiaries, settlors and protectors as well as international banks, ultra-high net worth individuals, insolvency office-holders and corporate entities.
Nicola qualified in England and Wales in 2001, was admitted in the BVI in 2008 and qualified as an Advocate of the Royal Court of Jersey in December 2014.
She is recommended by Legal 500 and is a member of the Law Society in England and Wales, the Jersey Law Society, the Hong Kong Law Society and an overseas member of the Chancery Bar Association of England and Wales. She is also a member of the International Bar Association, INSOL International and IWIRC International.
Nicola is recognised as a "Next Generational Lawyer" who "can see the bigger picture very quickly and therefore implement and act with detail."Legal 500, 2017
Nicola is recognised as "very approachable and grasps issues quickly".Legal 500, 2016
- England and Wales
- British Virgin Islands
- Manchester Metropolitan University (LPC)
- College of Law (CPE)
- Manchester Metropolitan University (BA)