Nicole Ridgwell

Solicitor

Nicole Ridgwell

Solicitor


Nicole was called to the Bar in 2008 and cross-qualified as a Solicitor in 2014. 

Nicole spent seven years of her career working in various legal roles for the Royal College of Nursing advising registered nurses and healthcare assistants on referrals to the Nursing & Midwifery Council and Disclosure & Barring Service, as well as discrete matters of public law and personal injury. She regularly represented registrants before the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

Since joining Ridouts, Nicole has advised providers of health and social care on a range of regulatory matters; including drafting factual accuracy responses to CQC draft inspection reports, responses to statutory warning notices and notices of proposal.

Nicole regularly writes for health and social care publications, and presents at conferences on health and social care matters. She also continues to advise and represent registrants before the Nursing & Midwifery Council.

Nicole is the co-author of the Nursing & Midwifery section of the Legal Action Group book ‘Professional discipline and healthcare regulators: a legal handbook’.