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James Simpson

James Simpson

Trainee Solicitor

James Simpson

Trainee Solicitor

James Simpson
Locations Canterbury
Tel 01227 763939
Email jas@furleypage.co.uk

James first joined Furley Page’s Vulnerable Client team as a Legal Assistant in July 2018, where he assisted with various Court of Protection, Will preparation, Lasting Power of Attorney and Estate Administration matters. During this time, he gained a wealth of experience in these areas and in attending client visits.

In September 2019, James joined the Dispute Resolution team for the first seat of his period of recognised training, where he undertakes work in a variety of contentious matters.

After completing his GCSEs and A-Levels at The Harvey Grammar School in Folkestone, James completed his Law degree at Keele University in Staffordshire, graduating with 2:1 honours in 2014. James then undertook the Legal Practice Course and LLM in Professional Legal Practice in 2016-17 with the University of Law in Chester, achieving a Distinction.

Throughout this time, James offered voluntary assistance to several university initiatives and the Personal Support Unit, a national charity providing vital free legal help to individuals who would otherwise face court proceedings alone.

James gained further experience in property and private client matters before joining Furley Page’s Vulnerable Client team in July 2018. In September 2019, James began his period of recognised training by joining the Dispute Resolution team.

 

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Areas of Specialism

James first joined Furley Page’s Vulnerable Client team as a Legal Assistant in July 2018, where he assisted with various Court of Protection, Will preparation, Lasting Power of Attorney and Estate Administration matters. During this time, he gained a wealth of experience in these areas and in attending client visits.

In September 2019, James joined the Dispute Resolution team for the first seat of his period of recognised training, where he undertakes work in a variety of contentious matters.

Career

After completing his GCSEs and A-Levels at The Harvey Grammar School in Folkestone, James completed his Law degree at Keele University in Staffordshire, graduating with 2:1 honours in 2014. James then undertook the Legal Practice Course and LLM in Professional Legal Practice in 2016-17 with the University of Law in Chester, achieving a Distinction.

Throughout this time, James offered voluntary assistance to several university initiatives and the Personal Support Unit, a national charity providing vital free legal help to individuals who would otherwise face court proceedings alone.

James gained further experience in property and private client matters before joining Furley Page’s Vulnerable Client team in July 2018. In September 2019, James began his period of recognised training by joining the Dispute Resolution team.

 

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Canterbury Young Professionals

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