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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

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Kevin Modiri

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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

Work Department

Dispute resolution.


Partner. Kevin's areas of expertise include:

- Contentious probate and Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims;

- Disputes relating to the administration of trusts and estates;

- Insolvency litigation, including:
     ~ Preference/transaction at an undervalue claims and other types of claim on behalf of liquidators/trustees in bankruptcy;
     ~ Bankruptcy;
     ~ Director disqualification proceedings;
     ~ Professional negligence claims against all types of professionals including solicitors, accountants and surveyors

- General commercial and civil litigation, such as:
     ~ Shareholder and partnership disputes;
     ~ Contract claims
     ~ Financial irregularity claims such as breaches of the Consumer Credit Act/mis-selling of financial products
     ~ Guarantee disputes


Trained CS2 Lawyers; qualified 2005; partner Nelsons 2013. Trainee solicitor/solicitor at CS2 Lawyers 2002-05; head of litigation and employment at Hackett Windle LLP 2005-07; partner and head of litigation and employment at Bakewells Solicitors 2007-13.


King Edward’s School, Birmingham; University of Leicester (2002 Law LLB); Nottingham Law School.


Martial arts, running, socialising.

East Midlands: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Nelsons Solicitors Limited’s team possesses ‘a wealth of knowledge’ and impresses with ‘speedy responses’ and its ability to ‘quickly grasp the crux of the matter’. Adept at both contentious and non-contentious work, the team handles the full range of insolvency-related mandates, with newly-appointed practice head Simon Trees and the ‘very knowledgeable and robustKevin Modiri the key advisers on the contentious side. Other key figures include Rachel McCahill, who has a focus on advisory work. In addition to acting for the joint liquidators of Ilkeston FC in the sale of the club’s business and assets, the group also assisted with the placing of Twintec into administration, the subsequent sale of the business and assets and the ensuing high-profile litigation. Stewart Vandermark is now the CEO of the firm.

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East Midlands: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

strong regional practice’, Nelsons Solicitors Limited handles a broad range of trusts and probate litigation, including claims under the Inheritance Act, will disputes and capacity issues. Key figures include practice head and ‘very able lawyerKevin Modiri and ‘considered and calm’ associate Lewis Addison, a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists. Recent work includes representing a client in a claim under the Inheritance Act, assisting another client with a will challenge and defending a client against claims in relation to property ownership.

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