Nicola Holton > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP

Work Department

Litigation and Restructuring




Insolvency expert Nicola has over 10 years’ restructuring and insolvency experience having worked with a wide variety of clients ranging from insolvency practitioners and litigation funders to corporates and their directors. She advises on a variety of restructuring, recovery and insolvency issues and has extensive experience in contentious insolvency work. Nicola is also a qualified insolvency practitioner having obtained a first time pass in the Joint Insolvency Examination Boards (2014).

Nicola has undertaken work for a wide variety of insolvency practitioners including FRP, Begbies Traynor, Mazars, PWC and Mercer and Hole. Nicola is renowned for her straightforward and commercial approach that enables her to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.

Nicola is a contentious insolvency expert and is regularly instructed on high value, complex insolvency claims.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: mid-market

Shakespeare Martineau LLP fields a ‘formidable team‘. In January 2023, commercial disputes specialist Mark Rondel joined as partner from EMW Law LLP to head the dispute resolution team in London, where recently-elevated partner Sneha Nainwal is India desk head. Barry Jervis leads the nationwide dispute resolution and litigation practice from Birmingham; and Nicola Holton, who divides her time between London and Milton Keynes, heads the firm’s insolvency litigation offering. Legal director Catherine Hammerson-Jones is the firm’s leading lawyer for Quincecare claims.