Nicola is a qualified solicitor of England and Wales, and has been an Associate of JMiles & Co. in Nairobi since August 2015. Prior to that, she worked in London for Kingsley Napley LLP. Nicola advises on civil dispute resolution, fraud and regulatory investigations, as well as international arbitration. Her clients include investors based in Africa and the United Kingdom, and her sector experience includes construction, energy, healthcare and hospitality.
JMiles & Co.
JMiles & Co. is an international legal consultancy which provides bespoke services in the areas of international arbitration, investigation, investment consulting and mediation services in Africa. Strategically based in Nairobi, Kenya, JMiles & Co. sits in the epicentre for economic development within Sub-Saharan Africa. In October 2015, JMiles & Co. was highly commended for excellence in international legal services by the Law Society of England and Wales.
JMiles & Co. comprises a diverse team of experienced lawyers from Kenya, the United Kingdom, and Singapore. The Team has represented clients in tribunals of the ICC in London and Paris, tribunals of LMAA, LCIA, GAFTA and ad hoc arbitration in London and tribunals in Stockholm, Zurich and Geneva. The Team has worked for governments and private sector, on matters ranging from fraud to energy and natural resources.
JMiles & Co. has created an Africa arbitration knowledge program, which has included: training Government ministries in Ethiopia, Kenya and Mozambique; participating in international arbitration conferences; and co-authoring Arbitration in Africa, A Review of Key Jurisdictions (Sweet and Maxwell 2016).