Alexia Nicol

Alexia is an experienced Higher Court Advocate who joined our team in September 2016. She predominately appears in the Crown Court representing people at administrative hearings through to trials. She undertakes all criminal defence work, including serious violence, rape and sexual offences and serious drugs and money laundering offences. She prides herself on her client care and her approachable manner. She appreciates how stressful court proceedingscan be and takes time to ensure her clients fully understand what will happen at each stage of the case, offering them realistic and sensible advice. She has successfully appeared at the Court of Appeal. She is also police station accredited and a qualified duty solicitor.

Notable recent cases –

R V S D-Y 2016 – acquittal at Wood Green for serious sexual offences involving false imprisonment and penetration with a weapon

R v S 2016 – Rape of sex workers at knife point

R v H 2016– acquittal in Robbery and section 18 case where the injury was a broken neck

R v H 2016 – large scale conspiracy to steal from the backs of lorries. Successful negation of pleas and favourable sentence obtained

R v A 2017 – Acquittal in a GBH with intent case where vehicle seen to drive a motorcyclist, conviction for section 20

R v S 2017– Large conspiracy to steal and commit fraud. Favourable basis negotiated and suspended sentence imposed