Kevin Modiri > Nelsons Solicitors Limited > Derby, England > Lawyer Profile

Nelsons Solicitors Limited
STERNE HOUSE
LODGE LANE
DERBY
DE1 3WD
England

Work Department

Dispute resolution.

Position

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

– Breach of data protection claims;

– 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

Career

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.

Memberships

Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).

Education

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

Leisure

Martial arts, running, socialising.

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Nelsons Solicitors Limited has a sizeable contentious trusts and probate team that frequently handles disputes concerning high value estates. The team displays strong expertise in Inheritance Act claims, complex challenges to wills, court of protection and defamation matters. Practice head Kevin Modiri and his team are ‘sensible and pragmatic‘ and frequently deliver client training and CPD seminars. Lewis Addison and associate Lewis Hastie are noted.