Nicole is a PhD candidate at the La Trobe Law School, in the Centre for Health Law and Society. Her PhD research considers how law may prohibit gendered hate speech in Australia. Her research interests also include gender, health law, human rights, international criminal law and justice, and Australian criminal law.
In 2017, Nicole was admitted to practice in the Victorian Supreme Court. She has volunteered at Youthlaw, a Community Legal Centre that assists disadvantaged young people. In 2016, Nicole interned on the Nuon Chea defence team at the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, in Phnom Phen, Cambodia. She has also previously interned with the Australian Red Cross in the International Humanitarian Law Team.
Nicole has co-authored articles on minority rights, the right to rehabilitation under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and gendered hate speech.