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Home | Team Members | Nicholas Devlin

Nicholas Devlin

Position: Associate Solicitor
Offices: Rosehill, Carlisle
 
Areas: Personal Law, Wills, Probate and Inheritance
 
 

Nicholas is an Associate Solicitor in our Wills, Probate and Inheritance team and is based in our Rosehill office.

Nicholas provides advice on the preparation of Wills, the administration of estates (probate), succession planning, inheritance tax planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection applications including Deputyship, and advice in connection with trusts, estates and property matters.

Nicholas also deals with estates with an agricultural element and liaises with the firm’s agricultural department to provide a comprehensive service to the firm’s farming clients.

Nicholas studied Law at the University of Cumbria and then went onto complete the LPC at the University of Northumbria.

Outside of work Nicholas is a keen singer and cellist, he also enjoys spending time with family and friends and travelling.

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Farmers can’t afford to bury their heads in the sand over making a Will

August 4th 2020

FARMERS have so much to deal with that tackling paperwork is never likely to be top of their agenda. But the coronavirus outbreak has been a wake-up call that there’s some tasks they simply can’t afford to bury at the bottom of their “to do” pile. Many farmers have been…

Farmers can’t afford to bury their heads in the sand over making a Will

August 6th 2020

FARMERS have so much to deal with that tackling paperwork is never likely to be top of their agenda. But the coronavirus outbreak has been a wake-up call that there’s some tasks they simply can’t afford to bury at the bottom of their “to do” pile. Many farmers have been…

Sons must pay inheritance tax on mother’s pension fund

October 5th 2020

The Supreme Court has ruled that a woman’s sons will have to pay inheritance tax on her pension fund because she had not drawn upon it during her lifetime. By Nicholas Devlin Solicitor The court heard evidence that the deceased woman and her former husband had been directors of a…

Legal firm’s newest recruit joins team after relocating from East Anglia

November 12th 2019

ONE of the newest members of a top legal firm’s 100-strong team has spoken of his delight at joining the company. Nick Devlin, who along with wife Georgina has recently moved to Cumbria from East Anglia, says he had always hoped he would one day be a member of the…