Head of Mentoring - Manchester

Nicola Higgins

Nicola Higgins
Nicola Higgins
Head of Mentoring - Manchester

Nicola is one of the founder members of the Manchester branch of WIBF and joined the board in May 2019. A qualified lawyer, she currently works in-house at Santander in its Retail Litigation team and prior to that was a Legal Director at DLA Piper. She has over 20 years’ experience of advising clients in the Financial Services sector in relation to a range of contentious and regulatory issues.

Nicola is a strong believer in the benefits of positive role models and mentors to aid career development for women at all stages of their careers. While at DLA Piper, she was instrumental in the setting up of a mentoring programme for those returning to work after a period of leave, and she now leads the Manchester’s branch’s newly launched mentoring programme.

Mentoring & Development