Denise Nurse

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Denise Bernadette Nurse (born 8 July 1976) is a British entrepreneur, lawyer and television presenter.[1]


Denise Nurse was an assistant solicitor for Charles Russell LLP from 1998 and qualified in 2000.[2]

As a solicitor she worked under the title of inhouse counsel for BSkyB from 2001. She then won a Sky Talent competition set up by Dawn Airey to discover fresh presenting talent. Out of thousands of Sky employees her peers voted her the best presenter. She made her debut in March 2005 on Sky Weather[1][2][3] and also presented forecasts for Channel 5 until February 2012.

She also presented for Sky Travel from the Caribbean and other exotic locations. In 2008 she became a presenter on BBC's Escape to the Country.[1][2] She has also advised on consumer and legal issues on the BBC's Watchdog.

In 2007 Denise established alternative law firm Halebury with her business partner Janvi Patel. Denise is a regular speaker at industry events talking about entrepreneurship, flexible working and law firm structures.[1]

Denise Nurse was a trustee of Futureversity from 2009 to 2012. Denise has recently been appointed as a Board member on Practical Law’s In-house Consultation Board alongside General Counsel from British Gas, Vodafone, Lloyds Banking Group, Centerparcs, Canada Life, Barclays, Carillion plc, Rentokil Initial, and VPS Group.


Denise Nurse studied Law and graduated from the University of Liverpool in 1997.[2] She then studied at University of Law for her professional degrees.[1]


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