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Furley Page Solicitors

39 ST MARGARET'S STREET, CANTERBURY, CT1 2TX, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01227 763 939
Fax:
Fax 01227 762 829
DX:
5301 CANTERBURY
Email:
Web:
www.furleypage.co.uk
Canterbury, Chatham, London, Whitstable

Nicola August

Tel:
Work 01227 763939
Email:
Furley Page Solicitors

Position

Nicola August (formerly Rostron) is a partner in the private client, trusts and estates team, with many years’ experience in dealing with all aspects of private client work. She joined Furley Page in January 2005 having previously worked for two large regional law firms. Nicola heads the Elderly and Vulnerable Client team and advises on care fee funding issues, Court of Protection matters, NHS Continuing Healthcare, Powers of Attorney and wills and estate administration. Nicola is a Court of Protection panel deputy and the only one in East Kent. Nicola gives regular seminars locally on these topics and has presented for Lexis Nexis webinars. Nicola is a dementia champion and gives regular information sessions to the public.

Career

Trained Gardner Croft; qualified 2007; legal executive, Gardner Croft 1994-2001; legal executive Clarkson Wright and Jakes LLP 2001-05; Furley Page LLP 2005; partner 2009.

Languages

Sign Languages (BSL level 1).

Education

Highsted Grammar School for Girls; FileX (1999); De Montfort University (2005 postgraduate diploma in law, passed with commendation); College of Law (2007 LPC passed with distinction).


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trust and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

Within: Personal tax, trust and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and client-focused’ team at Furley Page Solicitors regularly advises on matters relating to the Inheritance Act, Court of Protection applications and trust management. High-value estate administration is a key area of the practice, which is also adept at handling international private client matters involving offshore assets and non-domiciled tax issues. The ‘professional and empatheticHarvey Barrett leads the team, which includes solicitor Alexandra Gordon, who ‘is knowledgeable, engaging and is able to put across information in an easily digestible manner’. Also recommended are senior solicitor Nicola Hopper (who ‘has a calm and considered approach’), Aaron Spencer, vulnerable client head Nicola August and Sarah Bogard.

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