Nicole Tovey

Nicole Tovey


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Nicole Tovey is a partner* in the Insolvency & Dispute Resolution Group of Walkers' Bermuda office.

She specialises in cross-border contentious and non-contentious insolvency and restructuring matters, including schemes of arrangement, acting for debtors, creditors, insolvency practitioners and investors. Nicole also represents clients in relation to general commercial disputes, secured asset recoveries, banking litigation, director and shareholder disputes including minority oppression claims, contractual claims and high net worth trust proceedings.

Nicole appears before the Bermuda Supreme Court on a regular basis.


*The title of "partner" is used to refer to an employee of Walkers (Bermuda) Limited with equivalent standing and qualifications.

Prior to joining Walkers, Nicole was most recently a director of a Bermuda law firm, following a career in Australia which included roles in the insolvency and corporate recovery groups at Minter Ellison and Freehills.

Admitted In:
British Virgin Islands
Australia (not practising)
England and Wales (not practising)

LLB (Hons) and BComm, Flinders University of South Australia, Australia
Advanced Insolvency Law and Practice I & II, Insolvency Practitioners Association of Australia , University of Southern Queensland, Australia

2022 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner - Dispute Resolution - "From a client point of view she is very calm, friendly and approachable." "She has never missed a deadline or meeting and she is available to speak with me as required. She has been a strong advocate in court and in dealing with the other side, and looks to minimise costs where possible."

2022 Legal 500 - Recommended - Dispute Resolution - 'Nicole Tovey is an excellent practitioner who delivers insightful, highly commercial advice in a timely fashion. She has great appreciation of cross-border issues and is also very well connected locally.’ and ‘Kevin Taylor and Nicole Tovey work well as a team, and fight to protect their clients’ position. Always available and a good approach to solving difficult problems.'  and  ‘Nicole Tovey and Kevin Taylor are both very experienced in the Bermuda litigation process. Very organised. They stay on top of key dates and when and what information needs to be provided. Never missed a deadline. Always available to discuss and explain matters.’and

2021 Who's Who Legal - Recommended - Commercial Litigation - Future Leaders - Partners  

2021 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner - Dispute Resolution - "She is an excellent restructuring lawyer."

2021 Who's Who Legal - Recommended - Restructuring & Insolvency

2021 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution - "Calm and empathetic to client circumstances."

2020 Who's Who Legal - Global Leader - Restructuring & Insolvency 

2020 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner - Dispute Resolution

2020 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution

2019 Chambers and Partners - Notable Practitioner - Dispute Resolution - "One client praised her as "clear, concise and personable," while another source appreciated that she was "very professional and effective."

2019 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution

2019 Chambers and Partners - Author of Chambers and Partners Insolvency Guide, Bermuda 

2018 Chambers Global Guide - Notable Practitioner - Dispute Resolution

2018 Legal 500 - Recommended Lawyer - Dispute Resolution

​Nicole is a member of INSOL and the Bermuda Bar Association.