Nicola is a specialist immigration lawyer, with over 20 years of experience, and leads Duncan Cotterill’s national immigration team across our five offices. She provides practical guidance to employers, business owners, and HR professionals to support their migrant employees, enable businesses to obtain immigration accreditation and to manage their migrant workforce. She also assists high net worth individuals and those seeking to enter New Zealand under the Investor Active Plus, Entrepreneur, and Partnership categories.
Prior to returning to New Zealand, Nicola worked for a leading law firm, in London, for over eight years, advising a range of international corporates, high net worth individuals, and leading sportspeople in respect of UK and EU immigration.
With strengths in all areas of immigration law, Nicola and her team are proud of providing an end-to-end service for their clients. From initial eligibility assessments and visa applications, right through to confirmed residency and citizenship, Nicola and her team give tailored advice at every step of the process. Nicola and her team’s business clients also benefit from access to Duncan Cotterill’s commercial and employment law expertise, to guarantee successful establishment and operation of their New Zealand based entities.
They drive our client relationships and connections with our community, and underpin our achievements.
“I have worked with Nicola for several years and she has always provided an excellent level of service and she leads her team to provide the same level of support.” Josie MacKenzie, Southbase