Kirby, Nicola

Nicola Kirby

OGC Senior Assistant General Counsel

Nicola Kirby leads Latham’s global Anti-Money Laundering program and other areas of financial crime compliance, including related to anti-bribery and the Criminal Finances Act.

Ms. Kirby serves as Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer for the London office. She also oversees the firm’s DAC6 program and provides support on interpreting rules of ethics and professional conduct, particularly those relating to solicitors’ accounts and Brexit.

Before joining Latham, Ms. Kirby worked at the Solicitors Regulation Authority, as a conflicts lawyer at an international law firm, and as a money laundering reporting officer at a top 200 UK firm. Prior to her career in compliance, she was in private practice for 11 years.

Since 2013, Ms. Kirby has served on the Law Society’s Money Laundering Task Force, which advises and represents the profession, drafts guidance, and responds to government consultations on anti-money laundering issues.

Bar Qualification

  • England and Wales (Solicitor)