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Freeths LLP

CUMBERLAND COURT, 80 MOUNT STREET, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 6HH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 936 9369
Fax:
Fax 0115 859 9600
DX:
10039 NOTTINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Mark Keeley

Tel:
Work 0845 274 6875
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk/people/mark-keeley/
Freeths LLP

Work Department

Private litigation.

Position

Partner in charge of private litigation unit; the unit covers a range of civil disputes for private clients, but specialises in contested trust and probate disputes; caseload comprises high-value contested probate and trust disputes including IPFDA 1975 claims, will disputes, contested court of protection proceedings and related professional negligence claims against other solicitors. Mark is also a qualified commercial mediator and regularly mediates contested trust and probate disputes.

Career

Trained Freeths, qualified 1996, partner 2003.

Member

Professional Negligence Lawyers Association (PNLA); Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS); STEP Associate member; ADR Group; Association of Midlands Mediators (AMM)

Education

Leeds University (1992 BA International History and Politics, First Class); College of Law, York (1992-94 CPE/LPC Distinction).

Leisure

Walking, gardening.


East Midlands: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Mark Keeley - Freeths LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Clients recommend Freeths LLP for its ‘very good technical knowledge’ and ability to handle ‘complex claims’. Under the leadership of Mark Keeley, the group undertakes a wide range of high-value litigation, including will challenges, removal applications and Court of Protection work. Estoppel claims and Inheritance Act matters are other strengths, as is the department’s knowledge of the agriculture sector. Director Rachel Gaffney is noted for her ‘excellent legal advice’.

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London: Dispute resolution

Mediators

Within: Mediators

Freeths LLP's Nottingham-based Mark Keeley qualified as a mediator in 2010 and is widely respected for his specialism in contested trust and estate cases. He mediates approximately 40 cases each year and has helped resolve disputes involving complex UK and offshore estates.

Within: Mediators - ranked: tier 4

Mark Keeley - Freeths LLP

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