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Nelsons Solicitors Limited

STERNE HOUSE, LODGE LANE, DERBY, DE1 3WD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01332 372372
Fax:
Fax 01332 365715
DX:
700889 DERBY 4
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk

Kevin Modiri

Tel:
Work 01332 378692
Email:
Web:
www.nelsonslaw.co.uk/people/kevin-modiri/
Nelsons Solicitors Limited

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

- 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.

Education

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

Leisure

Martial arts, running, socialising.


East Midlands: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Nottingham and Derby

Within: Commercial litigation: Nottingham and Derby

Nelsons Solicitors Limited has a sizeable presence in the East Midlands, fielding 17 practitioners (including six partners) in its Nottingham and Derby offices. In addition to acting for local clients, it also advises entities based further afield nationally as well. Its practice head in Derby is Cathryn Selby, who has more than 23 years of commercial litigation experience, and includes group actions and other large-scale litigation. Also based in Derby is Kevin Modiri, who handles a varied workload of professional negligence claims, insolvency litigation, partnership disputes and breaches of contract, among other matters. In Nottingham, seasoned practitioner Chris Adams is recommended.

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East Midlands: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery

Within: Insolvency and corporate recovery

Active in both corporate and personal insolvency work, Nelsons Solicitors Limited has a strong profile in the East Midlands market, and fields insolvency and restructuring experts in each of its offices in Leicester, Nottingham and Derby. It also undertakes a significant amount of work for London-based clients. Rachel McCahill succeeded Simon Trees as practice head during 2018, with Trees maintaining an active practice, handling contentious matters for insolvency practitioners and trustees in bankruptcy. McCahill, who advises on administrations, liquidations, bankruptcies and misfeasance actions, has both defended and pursued actions against directors in connection with issues such as disguised remuneration and the recently introduced Loan Charge. Other practitioners to note are Chris Adams and Derby-based Kevin Modiri, with the latter highlighted for his expertise in complex bankruptcies.

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East Midlands: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Lawyers at Nelsons Solicitors Limited have ‘a breadth of specialist knowledge’, which is evidenced across all forms of contentious trusts and probate litigation. Recent work included a number of high-value Inheritance Act matters, will disputes and estoppel claims. Kevin Modiri leads the team, which includes recently promoted partner Lewis Addison (who is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists). Associate Lewis Hastie is also a key figure.

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