XXIV Old Buildings
11, rue du Général-Dufour
CH - 1204, Geneva
Tel: +41 (0)22 322 2500
Fax: +41 (0)22 322 2515
XXIV Old Buildings
London WC2A 3UP, UK
Tel: +44 (0)20 7691 2424
Fax: +44 (0)870 460 2178
Call 1998 (Jersey)
Clerks 020 7691 2424
Nicole is a passionate exponent of mediation with a flourishing practice which encompasses a broad spectrum of disputes. She became a CEDR accredited mediator in 2012.
As one of only a handful of lawyers who is dual qualified to practice both in London and in Jersey, Nicole is uniquely placed to mediate disputes in the Channel Islands. Her main areas specialisation are general commercial litigation, contentious trust litigation and professional negligence.
Areas of experience
Recommended by Legal 500 for commercial litigation, Nicole is praised for having "a rare talent for seeing right to the heart of the matter", someone who offers "a proactive mix of high level intelligence and knowledge of the law". The editorial refers to the fact that she is "excellent with both professional and lay clients - her advice is intellectually sound, even-tempered and measured", solicitors commenting that: "she is very approachable and very easy to bounce ideas off."
Publications / Other Professional Activities
- “Playing the “get out of jail free card”: mistake in the law of trusts”  Jersey and Guernsey Law Review 
- Contributor to the 2009 edition of Tottel's International Commercial Dispute Resolution
- “The test for administrative appeals: unreasonable or just plain wrong?”  Jersey and Guernsey Law Review
- “Hypothecs but no guarantee”  Jersey and Guernsey Law Review
Nicole has recently been appointed as Adjunct Professor of Contract Law at the Jersey Institute of Law.
She is also a regular participant in legal conferences in London and in the Channel Islands, and has recently been invited to speak at the C5 Forum on Fraud, Asset Tracing and Recovery, the AO Hall Biennial Fraud Conference and at the Jersey Institute of Law’s inaugural conference, “Contract Law at the Crossroads”.
VAT number: 943887178
Registered name: Nicole-Louise Maeve Langlois
Law Society of Jersey
Chancery Bar Association
1995 - 2007 Carey Olsen (partner in 2002)
2002 - 2004 Secondment to Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP
1992 - 1994 Articles with Herbert Smith 1990
Legal Assistant to Attorney General of Jersey