Nichola Burridge-Todd

Court of Protection

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Nichola Burridge-Todd

Solicitor and Accredited Legal Representative

Nichola has over 10 years' experience as a solicitor.  She is a Solicitor in our Court of Protection Health and Welfare department.

Court of Protection

Switalskis Solicitors Ltd
Suite 1A, 18 Back Swinegate

Nichola has experience in both children law and Court of Protection health and welfare. She is an Accredited Legal Representative.

Since 2016 Nichola has focused her work on the Court of Protection. She represents protected parties and family members in both section 21a Mental Capacity Act 2005 challenges and section 15/16 Mental Capacity 2005 cases.  Nichola has also represented vulnerable people in cases under the Inherent Jurisdiction.

Nichola leads the firm’s Court of Protection health and welfare team in our York office.


Nichola is considerate, compassionate and eager to achieve the best outcome for the benefit of her clients. Her approach towards her clients is highly regarded by both other legal advisors and professionals in the field. She is known for her sensitive approach towards clients.

Nichola’s years of experience practising in law ensures her client’s case is properly presented and well-argued to achieve the best outcome for her clients.


  • Represented KF in Hull City Council v KF (by her litigation friend AI) [2022] EWCOP 33. This case examined KF’s dying wish to have unsupervised contact with her abusive partner


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