Nicky is the firm’s Managing Partner, Head of Banking and Real Estate Finance and also Training Partner.
With over thirty years’ experience in real estate and real estate finance, Nicky has acted mainly for lenders on mid-market real estate development transactions, giving pragmatic, clear, straightforward commercial advice. Recommended in The Legal 500 as someone who “articulates complex legal issues clearly” she can help clients see the wood for the trees in the fast-paced and often jargon-filled world of development finance.
Her well-honed organisational abilities, experience and attention to detail help the team to get transactions over the line as quickly as possible.
One of her key roles is training the lawyers in the firm and she is passionate about providing Brecher lawyers with the tools they need to develop and grow, so that they can provide the level of service the firm and its clients demand. She has created a broad-ranging training programme, with both external and internal speakers and carries out much of the direct training of juniors herself.
A regular writer for the property and legal press, she been published in The Times, The Guardian, Daily Telegraph, the FT, Estates Gazette and The Lawyer Magazine. She is The Lawyer magazine’s regular restaurant reviewer, where she manages to combine business development with her passionate interest in food. She will, should you wish to know, tell you where you should eat out. She also has her own restaurant review blog which can be found at thefoodjudge.com; her other writing can be found at notentirelylegal.
Nicky qualified in 1988, joined Brecher in 2007 and has been the firm’s managing partner since 2008.