Nicola Giddens > Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

Work Department

Real estate


Nicola is a partner in the Real Estate team based in London specialising in Real Estate Finance. She has over 16 years’ experience, acting predominantly for UK lending institutions on all aspects of real estate finance transactions.

Nicola’s extensive experience covers various specialised sectors including retail, student accommodation, hospitality, housebuilding, institutional funds and healthcare sectors. She has extensive experience in advising leading UK financial services institutions on a broad range of real estate and finance transactions, including financing a number of sizeable UK commercial, residential and mixed-use properties both on an investment and development basis.


Trained Stephenson Harwood 2001 to 2003; qualified September 2003; partner, DWF Law LLP September 2014; partner, Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP May 2019.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Property finance

Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP  acts for UK clearing banks, alternative banks, and borrowers on development and investment loans regarding leisure centres, retail, trade parks and student accommodation. Charlie Reid leads the practice, while other notable individuals include Nicola Giddens and Will Fraser; Giddens, who has almost 20 years’ experience, advises predominantly UK-based lenders, and Fraser assists clients investing into the UK.