Nicole is an Associate Solicitor in our Charity & Social Enterprise team. She advises on a variety of matters including the structuring and registration of new charities and social enterprises; transfers, mergers and restructures; regulatory compliance and governance and public benefit delivery.
As a member of our Business Sector and Social Finance Team, Nicole often works with purpose-driven businesses and on collaborations between charities and non-charities and is interested in widening access for charities and social enterprises to alternative funding streams.
Nicole is a Portuguese speaker and has been involved in a number of Brazilian-focused organisations over the past 15 years, including Lex Anglo-Brasil, an organisation established to facilitate links between British and Brazilian lawyers.
Nicole trained at Farrer & Co and joined Stone King on qualification.
Her experience includes the establishment, incorporation and restructuring of a wide variety of charities and social enterprises; advice on ongoing regulatory compliance and good governance; involvement in a long-running interim management appointment; and advice on asset transfers, mergers and collaborations between the public and private sectors and between charities and non-charities.
Nicole is a member of our Social Finance Team and a contributor to our regular Social Finance blog. She is an active participant in E3M, an organisation fostering the development of social enterprise ‘eco-systems’ and their role in public service delivery, and has worked together with Big Society Capital on suggested reforms to Social Investment Tax Relief.
Nicole chairs the Stone King CSR team in London, co-ordinates the local Reading Scheme, is a trustee and volunteers for a number of charities outside of work, including Lewisham-based Urban Synergy.