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Nicola Shah


Nicola Shah
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Nicola focusses on helping clients prioritise what’s important so they can proactively manage legal strategy, workflow and budget. Using her experience as an in-house lawyer she works closely with the ops team to reduce risk and find practical, workable solutions for the business. Taking a wholistic view of the business, Nicola highlights what you need to worry about, and what you don’t, so that you’re able to scale faster and more effectively.

Her varied experience ranges from working with a global fintech company to more agile tech and renewables start-ups to provide commercial, in-house day-to-day legal support. She’s also brilliant at helping with regulatory and compliance matters and data privacy issues. Nicola has strong employment law experience and has litigated on maternity and sex discrimination cases. Nicola is particularly interested in discrimination law and all things fintech and cryptocurrency.

 

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Nicola loves family time with her husband and two young daughters in the Perthshire countryside, travelling, singing and everything property investment and health / wellness related (she also happens to be a qualified nutritionist). Nicola completed part of her law degree in Spain and speaks some Spanish and French.

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Nicola has worked as contractor Legal Counsel at OFX, as Principal Lawyer for the regulatory body, the Equality and Human Rights Commission and as a Procurator Fiscal for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service where she spent three years as a criminal prosecution lawyer following her two year training contract.

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