Nicola Stephens

Senior Paralegal


Work life

Nicola has spent much of her legal career working in teams advising/representing Insurers in either a Professional Indemnity environment or a Property (Recoveries) environment. She also has experience of Product Liability and Construction claims.


  • Fellowship (of ILEX) exams passed
  • BA (Hons) Law, Birmingham Polytechnic


  • Reynolds Colman Bradley LLP, Senior Paralegal – January 2018 to date
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP (and legacy firms), Senior Litigation Executive – November 1992 to August 2017
  • Oswald Hickson Collier, Legal Executive, July 1990 – November 1992
  • Pickering Kenyon
  • London Borough of Barnet
  • Berkshire County Council

Sample Caseload

  • Claims handling matters involving issues such as the failure to advise on VAT liability consequent to an agricultural land sale, and mistakenly selling a specific gift of shares.
  • Assisting on a solicitors’ negligence claim where the solicitor failed to apply in time for a renewal of a commercial lease.


  • Film, theatre, art, music and literature
  • Watching football and cricket
  • The West Country, particularly Dorset and my newly adopted city of Bristol.


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      • 4 Colston Avenue
      • Bristol
      • BS1 4ST