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Nicola Lashmar, Partner

Nicola Lashmar


Practice areas

  • Commercial litigation
  • Environment
  • Financial services
  • Health and safety
  • Industrials
  • Insurance and reinsurance
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Local government
  • Personal injury claims litigation
  • Transport

Practice notes

Nicola heads up the Corporate Claims team at Eversheds Sutherland. A qualified Barrister and experienced litigator of 20 years, she specialises in assisting clients facing complex, high value injury and fatal claims. She has experience of dealing with all types of claims including group actions, gas explosions, aviation disasters, claims arising as a result of chemical poisoning or defective products, disease claims such as asbestos and stress at work, RTAs, manufacturing accidents and medical negligence.


Nicola is often called upon to advise shortly after an incident has occurred to assist clients with their strategy in the aftermath of an event occurring. She is very experienced in protecting the reputation of her clients and ensuring that any damage to their brand is minimised.

Identified as a leading individual in the Legal 500 she is recognised for “pragmatic advice, good knowledge and personable service”. She is described by clients as “always thinking and planning ahead to give reliable guidance not only on matters in hand but also any future developments” “bringing positivity, energy and enthusiasm to her role” being “immensely client-focused”, and an “expert in her field”.



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