James Allum: Paralegal Private Client

+44 (0) 7375 554 047 / +44 (0) 117 317 9719 / james.allum@nrglaw.co.uk

James works in our Private Client Department as a Paralegal. He has a range of experience in these matters, especially those involving Wills, administering estates and Power of Attorneys.

Whilst specialising in non-contentious Private Client matters, James assists the Head of Dispute Resolution in contentious probate matters when disputes arise in respect of Wills or estates.

Prior to joining the firm, James graduated from the University of the West of England (UWE) in Bristol, with a first-class honours in Law (LLB). He is currently completing the LPC (which the academic stage of train as a Solicitor) at the University of Law in Bristol whilst working in our Private Client Department.

James background is firmly cemented in the South West and he is keen to build his career at Cook & Co. Solicitors (being a future Trainee Solicitor from September 2019).

Outside of Private Client, James has assisted in Dispute Resolution, Conveyancing and Family matters, so has a breath of practical knowledge which he can call upon when applicable.

James is an avid traveller and sports fan. 

  • Drafting wills and trusts under the supervision of the Head of Department.
  • Advisor and participant in firm’s ‘Will Clinic’.

  • Drafting Witness evidence in an Application to remove / add Executors from office.

  • University of West of England (UWE) – First Class Honours Degree
  • Various Paralegal roles concerning Conveyancing, Family and Litigation.
  • UWE pro-bono scheme ‘Elderlaw’
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