Biography

Nicole Bigby



Berwin Leighton Paisner

Partner, Director of Risk


Nicole Bigby is an English and Australian qualified lawyer who manages BLP’s Risk and Compliance function. Nicole is an expert in strategically aligned risk management, regulatory compliance, governance approaches and business integrity leadership.

Nicole advises the BLP Board and partners about:

  • Design, implementation and management of our global risk management framework and programme including policy, procedures, monitoring and reporting on risk issues and training
  • Managing and advising on operational legal, regulatory, compliance, insurance, business integrity, human rights and reputation risks
  • Stakeholder management across international regulators, government representatives, professional and other representative bodies and insurers
  • Ethics and cultural change

Nicole is an experienced statutory and Group level office holder and is currently the Compliance Officer for Legal Practice, Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer, Chair of the Risk Committee and Conflicts of Interest Committee for the BLP Group.

Nicole is an acknowledged market expert and regularly contributes thought leadership on regulatory reform/consultations and key issues of strategic importance to the professional services sector, such as the international regulation of professional services and the UN Guiding Principles on business and human rights.

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