Nicola Nielsen


Nicola Nielsen


Nicola joined Whitelaw Twining as an associate in 2020. Prior to joining the firm, Nicola worked at a regional firm in Calgary, where she practiced insurance defence, employment law, and commercial litigation. Nicola now practices employment law and general insurance litigation with a focus on property damage and subrogation. Nicola thoroughly enjoys working with her clients and seeks to find creative and practical solutions to resolve their legal problems. Nicola is a member of our Employment and Subrogation practice groups.

Nicola has appeared on behalf of clients in matters before the Provincial Court and Court of Queen’s Bench in Alberta, as well as the Provincial Court and Supreme Court of British Columbia.

Nicola’s passion for litigation began while she was at law school. Nicola volunteered with Student Legal Assistance and Pro Bono Students Canada, where she provided legal support to low income individuals and advocated for them in Provincial Court and the Court of Queen’s Bench. Nicola also participated in the 2018 Bowman National Tax Moot, where her team placed second.

In her spare time, Nicola enjoys traveling, playing tennis, cooking, walking her dog, and spending time with her husband and daughter. Nicola especially enjoys playing a competitive game of cribbage or backgammon against her husband.

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J.D., University of Calgary, 2018

B.B.A., (Hons) British Columbia Institute of Technology, 2012

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Called to the British Columbia Bar 2020

Called to the Alberta Bar 2019