Nicola was admitted as a Solicitor in 2000 and joined Freeclaim Solicitors shortly after qualifying. She has over 10 years’ litigation experience and was promoted to Partner and Head of Personal and Serious Injury in 2017.

Her civil practice covers a wide range of personal injury claims and she takes a particular interest in public liability law. Nicola also has many years of experience in army compensation claims and has dealt with several cases against the Ministry of Defence.

She takes a compassionate and methodical approach to all to her personal injury claims, taking her clients’ needs and feelings into consideration at all times.

Nicola is also a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL).

  • Thanks to Nicola Hughes for dealing with my case brilliantly; couldn't have asked for better.

  • I thought Nicola Hughes was very good at her job, she was everything the above says – professional, friendly, communicates well, specialist, honest and successful. Also, she always got back to me with anything she received or heard.

  • Nicola Hughes was excellent throughout this claim. Any queries were answered quickly and she put my mind at ease. I felt confident throughout. When I had the accident I did not think of claiming but I am glad I spoke to your firm. Thank you.

  • The service was excellent, Nicola made the process as easy as possible. I was able to forget the situation and continue life as normal.

  • Nicola always kept me well informed and up to date with everything. Due to her hard work and friendliness, she always made me feel that I was her only client. I couldn’t have wished for a better person to deal with my case.

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