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Nicole Blakey

Senior associate



Nicole is a senior associate in the commercial dispute resolution team in London, specialising in complex and high value group claims.

She frequently acts for large groups of claimants in cases against their professional advisers and also has extensive experience advising insolvency practitioners on contentious insolvency matters.  

Nicole joined Penningtons Manches Cooper in 2019.

Recent work highlights

  • Assisting hundreds of claimants in bringing a group action for professional negligence against their solicitors in relation to failed investments in residential property, hotel and care home schemes.
  • Acting for numerous office holders and creditors on a broad range of insolvency matters: for example, challenging the abuse of the IVA procedure; acting for the liquidators of Simon & Co Ltd in a £15 million wrongful trading claim brought against two former directors; and acting for joint liquidators challenging the sale by the former administrators of EPGs at an undervalue.
  • Advising on a multi-million pound cross-jurisdictional partnership dispute in England, the UAE, and the BVI.
  • Successfully obtaining a Norwich Pharmacal order on behalf of a property development company that was the subject of cyber fraud.

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

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