Ms. Nicole Burgher was admitted to the Jamaican Bar in October 1997 after completing the Certificate of Legal Education at the Norman Manley Law School where she represented the Law School in the Annual Inter-Schools Mooting Competition which she won along with team mate John Francis by the then highest margin ever. She was awarded the Sir Kenneth Smith Prize for Trial Advocacy in 1997. At the University of the West Indies, she completed a Bachelor of Laws degree.
She began practice as an Associate at Playfair, Junor, Pearson & Co. Attorneys-at-Law in 1997 and then moved in to the public sector, serving as a Legal officer in the Ministry of Transport & Works and the Airports Authority of Jamaica. Miss Burgher has served her country in helping to establish the Road Maintenance Fund and the Toll Authority and serving on those Boards. She continues to serve as a member and legal advisor to the Professional Engineers Registration Board. Ms. Burgher was the Group Legal Counsel to CVM Group for four years and also served as Legal Advisor to the Media Association Jamaica in 2011.
Her current practice specializes in Contract, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Conveyancing and Company Law matters.
Ms. Burgher has a love for poetry and theatre and is known for her technical and creative writing skills. In 2000, she developed materials to teach literacy to at-risk youth. She also wrote six poems which were published in the anthology of “Bearing Witness – Volume II”.