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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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"Service provided ticked all boxes.  Even with the Covid-19 situation, Nick Devlin came through for us. 10/10."

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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…

Health staff who die fighting Covid-19 exempt from inheritance tax ...

April 29th 2020

Nicholas Devlin Solicitor in our Wills, Probate & Inheritance team provides an update. NHS and emergency service workers who die in the line of duty fighting Covid-19 will be exempt from Inheritance Tax liability on their estates. The exemption, which was originally introduced for members of the armed forces, was…

Haltwhistle solicitors working from home to help give people peace of mind during pandemic

May 11th 2020

WITH people wanting to ensure their legal affairs are in order during the Covid-19 pandemic a team of solicitors from Haltwhistle are working from home to help. While many businesses have closed temporarily, or scaled back, Cartmell Shepherd Solicitors at Haltwhistle are working as hard as ever for their clients…

Team continue to go extra mile for their clients during Covid-19 lockdown

July 8th 2020

At Cartmell Shepherd we value and encourage client feedback and we regularly review the feedback we receive.  As part of our commitment to improving the services we provide we send our clients a feedback questionnaire at the end of every matter or case. The most recent feedback shows that our…

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