As a leading pro bono lawyer, Nicolas is a regular commentator on pro bono and access to justice. Nicolas has been a speaker at the National Pro Bono and Access to Justice Conference of the Law Council of Australia, the PILnet European Pro Bono Forum, the South East Asia Pro Bono Conference and the Pro Bono Institute Conference in Washington DC and is regularly quoted and published in the mainstream and legal press. Nicolas was invited to give evidence before the Australian Senate's Inquiry into Access to Justice, and has also given evidence to the Low Commission into the future of advice and legal support in the UK.