SRA board member

Nicola Williams

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Nicola is a partner in the Cardiff office of Eversheds Sutherland LLP, having rejoined the firm in 2023 to work in the regulated utilities sector group.

Nicola trained at Slaughter and May, including time spent in the firm’s Brussels office, and joined the Disputes and Investigations team on qualification, where she worked on complex disputes as an Associate for six years.

In 2004 she moved to Eversheds Sutherland, first as an Associate and from 2007 as a Partner based in the firm’s Cardiff office, where she led the Commercial Dispute Resolution team and specialised in dispute resolution for clients in regulated sectors. She was also Graduate Recruitment partner for the Cardiff Office of Eversheds, and maintains a strong interest in legal education and the future of the profession.

In 2012, she moved to an in-house role, first as General Counsel and Company Secretary, latterly as Legal and Compliance Director and Company Secretary, for Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water.

Previous roles have included being a member of the Wales Committee for the Equality and Human Rights Committee (2015-2020).

Committee memberships

Registered interests

  • Non Executive Director of Fair Play Trading Limited, a trading arm of charity Chwarae Teg
  • Vice Chair of the Board of directors for Citizens Advice Rhondda Cynon Taf

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