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Dr Nicole A. Pierce

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Dr Nicole A. Pierce (BA, JD, MBA, LLM, PhD) is a Senior Lecturer in International Trade Law and Private International Law at the Faculty of Business and Law (BAL) on the LLB program at De Montfort University in Leicester, UK. Prior to joining De Montfort she was a Teaching Fellow for the MSc program in IP Law and dissertation Supervisor at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary University of London. She also was an Associate Lecturer on the LLB program in Business Law at the Faculty of Business and Law at Northumbria University.

Before coming to the UK, she worked in the private sector as an Attorney-at-Law in the Commonwealth Caribbean (Jamaica) and in the public sector for key government ministries. While working for the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce (MIIC) in Jamaica, she was appointed as Legal Counsel to the Consumer Affairs Commission of Jamaica and established the Consumer Protection Secretariat and Tribunal, the first in the region. Prior to this, she worked with the Ministry of Justice as a Judicial Clerk to the President of the Court of Appeal of Jamaica. Her work for the Government of Jamaica also included providing expert reports on various Bills and Legislation, including the Credit Reporting Act 2010, Secured Interest in Personal Property Act 2013 and the Insolvency Act 2014. She has also provided assistance to relevant Commonwealth Caribbean countries in relation to specific domestic and regional commercial law reform initiatives. She is currently leading a team of experts on behalf of BIICL on a Caribbean Community (CARICOM) law reform project on harmonization of key areas of commercial law (Company, Partnership, and Insolvency laws). She has also been appointed an Associate Researcher until 2023 with BIICL. 

 

Dr Nicole A. Pierce

Associate Researcher

+44 (0)20 7862 5151

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