Nicola Roberts is a partner and Head of our Litigation, Insolvency and Restructuring group in Singapore. She also leads our Trusts and Private Client Advisory Group in Asia. With over 20 years’ experience as a contentious practitioner and having spent more than a decade working offshore, she is routinely engaged in a wide range of complex cross border litigation. Her expertise encompasses shareholder disputes, fraud and asset-tracing, international contentious trusts and estates, fund disputes, cryptocurrency disputes and investigations as well as insolvency, restructuring and contentious regulatory advisory work.
Nicola is regularly instructed by institutional trustees, principal beneficiaries, protectors, ultra-high net worth individuals and families, international financial institutions, 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.
Nicola 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 also a regular contributor to the Offshore Litigation Blog.
Nicola has been recognised by Asian Legal Business in its annual list of Asia’s Top Offshore Litigators.Asian Legal Business, 2021
Nicola is recognised as a leading Estates, Probate & Succession Litigation lawyer in Hong Kong.Doyles, 2020, 2021
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
Nicola is recognised as "very approachable and grasps issues quickly".Legal 500
- England and Wales
- British Virgin Islands
- Manchester Metropolitan University (BA)