Nicola Tiffen

Immigration Lawyers

Nicola Tiffen (formerly Nicola Appleton) has been a specialist immigration lawyer since 2000.

For eight years she headed one of London’s leading immigration practices assisting large national and international corporations, smaller businesses and individuals with their immigration requirements.

Since returning home to Christchurch in 2009 she has continued to advise businesses and individuals New Zealand wide on all aspects of their immigration needs. 

Nicola understands how complex and uncertain the immigration journey can be and is renowned for providing pragmatic cost-effective advice and for keeping her clients fully informed at all times.

Whatever your immigration requirements might be, Nicola is available to assist.

Contact Telephone: +64 3 335 3480
Mobile Phone: +64 27 707 9069
Email: nicola.tiffen@cavell.co.nz
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Professional Qualifications

LL.B. (Canterbury)

B.A. (Canterbury)


Immigration Team



Legal Secretaries

Nicola has helped our construction company employ foreign workers to help with the Christchurch rebuild. She is a genuine expert. Her advice is always straightforward and she responds to me quickly. She is brilliant!

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Alternative Contact

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Rosi Rabuku – Legal Secretary