Nicola Richards

Associate | London (City)

Nicola Richards

Nicola qualified as a solicitor in 2009 and has over six years’ experience in advising clients in all aspects of UK Immigration. She offers a diverse practice area, having gained experience in acting for large corporate clients, as well as assisting private clients.

Before joining a Corporate Immigration firm, where she acted for large global multinational clients, Nicola advised overseas SME clients with their expansion into the UK.  This involved offering strategic advice to both the employer and employee from an immigration standpoint.  

Her immigration experience ranges from Tier 2 Sponsor Licence applications and the subsequent applications, to EEA applications, Tier 1 and Sole Representative Visas. She also has considerable experience in Settlement and Citizenship applications, where she has achieved positive outcomes, having challenged the Immigration Rules. 

Having acted for large international as well as smaller start-up clients, Nicola is able to tailor her advice accordingly, offering a 360 strategy.  Her clients have described her level of proficiency, responsiveness and attention to detail as being meticulous. Nicola has a keen interest in business development as well. 

Professional memberships

  • Law Society / Member of ILPA