Nicole Terry grew up in Vancouver, Canada. She obtained an LLB in law from Queen Mary University of London where she was a member of the Queen Mary Law Journal Editorial Board for two years. She went on to obtain an LLM in International Law and Governance from Durham University in 2020. She is a member of the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple and will begin the Bar Practice Course at the University of Law in September of 2021.
Nicole is passionate about human rights, legal advocacy, and public policy. During her undergraduate degree she participated in several street law projects through the Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre. These included educating secondary school pupils across London about the legalities and morality of Image Based Sexual Abuse, Cyberbullying, and consent through bespoke workshops. She was also a student advisor on the LAC’s pink law project, providing pro-bono legal advice to members of the LGBTQ+ community. She has interned with Lawyers Without Borders, a US based NGO which assists the governments of developing countries in implementing best practices relating to the rule of law. She also spent two months working for HELP for Domestic Workers, an NGO which provides assistance to domestic workers in Hong Kong, particularly with regard to employment disputes, and criminal and immigration matters.