Nichola Burridge-Todd is based in York.
Nichola qualified as a solicitor in 2004, and prior to that practised as a Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives. Nichola specialises in both public and private law matters involving children. As an accredited member of the Law Society’s Children Law panel, her caseload often involves complex cases, including child care proceedings, in which she is able to represent both children and adults.
We asked Nichola Burridge-Todd:
Q: What do you love about your job, and what do your clients like about you?
A: I love helping my clients, and the challenge of complex cases. I think my clients like my sympathetic approach towards them and my commitment to their case. They feel I put their case properly, and fight on their behalf when necessary.
Q: What drew you towards your specialism?
A: I find the law around children to be a really interesting area with complex issues – each case requires sensitive handling.
Q: Which of your achievements are you most proud of?
A: I did my law degree by correspondence whilst working. It took me eight long years, but I got there! I am also very proud of my daughter.
Q: What are your ambitions?
A: to continue providing clients with a quality service in a very difficult and unstable climate.
Q: What do you do when you’re not at work?
A: Aside from a busy family life, I enjoy a range of music – I have played the organ since I was nine years old – and really like the singer Caro Emerald. I love coastal walks, I go to the gym, and I swim.