Nicola Broadhurst

Commercial partner at Stevens & Bolton

Nicola is a commercial partner at Stevens & Bolton heading up its franchise and ESG practice with over 20 years of franchise legal experience. She provides the full range of advice to franchisors and franchisees from set up, expansion (domestic and international) and exit options. 

She has a particular focus on retail, hospitality and leisure sectors and is co-chair of the firm’s Luxury and fashion sector group. She has just been appointed chair of the International Division of the American Bar Association franchise Forum and is also a member of the International Bar Association’s International franchising committee and chair of its European Regional Forum’s Western Regional group. She works closely with the British Franchise Association advising on various issues including best practice and the ethics of franchising.