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Actons Hires Specialist Private Client Litigation Lawyer

Actons has appointed a specialist contentious private client solicitor as a Director.

Experienced contentious private client solicitor Nicola Parr has joined the Dispute Resolution Team at Actons as a Director. Joining from Chattertons and previously at Nelsons, Nicola has specialised in contentious probate and court of protection work since qualifying as a solicitor in 2001.

Nic Elliott, Nicola Parr & Simon Dakin

Nicola helps private individuals resolve issues including disputes surrounding Wills, disputes with executors, Trust disputes, disputes over Lasting Powers of Attorney and contentious Court of Protection applications.

Nicola is also an Associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).

Simon Dakin, Chairman of Actons, commented: “I am thrilled to welcome Nicola to the firm, and excited that we can expand the range of matters on which we can advise our clients to include contentious private client matters. Nicola’s arrival, along with the recent arrival of property lawyer Kerry Elliott, is a testament to our ability to attract experienced high calibre people – something which we’re very keen to continue.”

Nic Elliott, Director & Head of the Dispute Resolution & Employment Group said: “Nicola’s arrival is a key part of the Groups’ growth strategy and compliments the other dispute resolution services we offer. We highlighted contentious probate as a growth area, given the huge rise in demand, and have been looking for someone of Nicola’s calibre to join the firm for some time – so we’re delighted she’s joined us.”

Nicola Parr added: “I’m delighted to have joined Actons to grow the firm’s contentious private client services and our profile in the marketplace. Now a few weeks in, I’ve got to say everyone at the firm has been fantastic and very welcoming. I was attracted to join Actons by the opportunity to grow the work area, but also to join a firm where I admired their culture, approach to hybrid working and their enviable position in the local market.”

Posted on January 23, 2023

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