Law firm Legal Risk LLP has recruited solicitor Nicola Watkiss as a legal director. 

Nicola Watkiss

Nicola Watkiss

Watkiss, who has previously worked as a litigation partner in private practice, joins the firm from the Solicitors Regulation Authority. She was a regulatory manager for major international firms before acting in place of the head of the regulatory management team on a temporary basis. 

Legal Risk senior partner Frank Maher commented: 'We are delighted to welcome Nicola to the team. As well as strengthening our practice overall, she will enable us to provide the regulator’s perspective on the issues faced daily by our law firm clients, both major international firms and smaller practices.'

Legal Risk specialises in advising UK and US law firms on professional regulation and professional indemnity insurance law.