Nicola Curle > Howes Percival LLP > Norwich, England > Lawyer Profile

Howes Percival LLP

Work Department

Commercial Property




Nicola advises landowners and residential developers on conditional contracts, options and overage arrangements. Nicola has expertise in the Education sector. She has acted for numerous Further Education institutions in relation to surplus land disposals, enabling developments and student accommodation projects. Nicola has acted for Care Home providers and other health sector developers procuring assisted living units and retirement housing.

Nicola specialises in development projects. She has acted for house builders, development agencies and landowners on a range of residential and mixed use developments. She also has expertise in advising Academy clients on landlord and tenant matters and development agreements.

  • 2019 – Present Howes Percival LLP, Partner
  • 2015 – 2019 Howes Percival LLP, Director
  • 2014 – 2015 Howes Percival LLP, Associate
  • 2006 – 2014 Eversheds LLP, Associate
  • 2003 – 2006 Shoosmiths LLP, Solicitor
  • 2001 – 2003 Malletts Solicitors, Trainee Solicitor

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Real estate > Commercial property: Norwich

(Next Generation Partners)

Nicola CurleHowes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP has ‘a specialist and responsive team who are available when required with the advice needed to progress matters efficiently.‘ The five-partner real estate group excels in commercial and residential development, property investment and finance, and transactions in sectors such as energy, automotive, leisure, tourism and healthcare. Practice group head Tessa Haskey, head of development Tracey Hughes and head of residential Joanna Nicholls are the key partners in Norwich. Newly promoted partner Nicola Curle is ‘pragmatic and supportive‘. New hire Christopher Cubitt from Hatch Brenner LLP has a broad practice that includes residential development projects and development site set-ups.

East Anglia > Public sector > Public sector

(Next Generation Partners)

Nicola CurleHowes Percival LLP

Howes Percival LLP provides corporate, employment, property, construction, commercial contracts and data protection advice to clients in the education and healthcare sectors. The firm assists numerous universities and colleges across East Anglia. Steven Beach in Cambridge handles commercial investment property transactions and property development. Strategic land specialist Michaela Henson also plays a key role. Nicola Curle in Norwich advises FE clients on land disposals, development and student accommodation projects. Also in Norwich, new hire Oliver Pritchard from Browne Jacobson LLP has experience in corporate transactions in the healthcare sector.