Former Linklaters solicitor Nicola Newbegin joined Chambers as a tenant in October 2009.
Nicola undertakes employment, professional discipline, clinical negligence and personal injury work.
Nicola appears regularly in the Employment Tribunals, County Courts and the High Court and has also appeared in the Employment Appeal Tribunal and in the Court of Appeal.
Nicola has particular expertise in:
Nicola is a member of the Equality and Human Rights Commission's panel of preferred barristers.
Previous Legal Experience
Nicola trained as a solicitor at Linklaters qualifying into the Tax Department in January 2003 where she spent five years as a specialist tax litigator. Nicola was involved in bringing cases in both the Tax Tribunals and the High Court. Nicola obtained Higher Rights of Audience as a Solicitor-Advocate. Nicola has also undertaken voluntary work at two law centres as well as for FRU.
Nicola read Law at Keble College, Oxford. During her time there she won the Keble College Mooting Competition, was runner-up in the Oxford University Law Society Mooting Competition and won the Oxford v Lincoln's Inn Moot.