Nicola Logan joined chambers as a pupil in October 2021 and is building experience in all of chambers’ practice areas.
Prior to commencing pupillage, Nicola worked as a paralegal for a specialist Family Law firm.
During her legal studies, Nicola volunteered with the University of Sussex Innocence Project, both conducting research and as a member of the fundraising committee. Nicola also volunteered as a mentor and for Sussex Pathways, meeting with offenders on a one-on-one basis both inside Lewes Prison and in the community and at the ‘Spin Hub’- a drop-in session, promoting meditation and rehabilitation for offenders.
Also during her studies, Nicola volunteered with the Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group visiting individuals in immigration detention at Brook House, and helping to run a drop-in clinic at Tinsley House. She also volunteered as a social security volunteer for the Free Representation Unit, representing clients in the First Tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) in appeals concerning the withdrawal of employment support allowance.
As part of her master’s degree, Nicola participated in a Human Rights Law clinic preparing a memorandum for the International Commission of Jurists critiquing the Dublin IV Proposal.