Niche law firm Legal Risk LLP, which specialises in advising leading UK and US law firms on professional regulation and professional indemnity insurance law, has recruited solicitor Nicola Watkiss as a Legal Director to strengthen its offering.

Nicola comes from the Solicitors Regulation Authority where she was a Regulatory Manager for major international firms, and most recently acted in place of the head of the Regulatory Management team on a temporary basis.  She was previously a litigation partner in private practice.

Legal Risk senior partner Frank Maher commented: “We are delighted to welcome Nicola to the team.  As well as strengthening our practice overall, she  will enable us to provide the regulator’s perspective on the issues faced daily by our law firm clients, both major international firms and smaller practices.”

Notes for Editors

  1. Legal Risk LLP is a specialist solicitors’ practice. The firm specialises in legal advice on professional regulation, including anti-money laundering, disciplinary issues, and practice structures, and on professional indemnity insurance.
  2. The firm’s clients include approximately 40 of the top 100 UK firms, and 40 of the Am Law 200 US practices.
  3. Nicola Watkiss will be based in the firm’s Oxford office.

For further information call 0345 330 6791.

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