- Secured enforceable costs against the Claimants and their solicitors on a joint and several liability basis following finding of Fundamental Dishonesty.
- Varied court’s automatic strike out of claim to enable the client to enforce their costs.
- Contributor and joint editor of the Fraud team’s blog “Fundamentally Honest” https://www.kennedyslaw.com/thought-leadership/blogs/fraud-blog-fundamentally-honest/?grid=%2Cdate-desc%2C1&o=date-desc
Nicola is an experienced litigator based in the Fraud team in Manchester. Since qualifying in 2008, she has specialised in defendant insurance work and handles all manners of commercial claims including EL, PL, disease, travel and RTA claims. Nicola’s current caseload includes fraud rings, staged and induced accidents, handling a full range of claims from wholly fabricated accidents and injuries to gross exaggeration.
Nicola’s pragmatic, but tenacious approach secures good results for her clients with whom she works closely to help develop their own internal fraud handling policies and procedures.
She has a proven track record of securing fundamental dishonesty findings on claims which would otherwise have the benefit of QOCS protection.