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Nicola Hopper

Nicola Hopper

Senior Solicitor

Nicola Hopper

Senior Solicitor

Nicola Hopper
Locations Canterbury
Tel 01227 763939
Email njh@furleypage.co.uk

General private client work including trusts (creation, modification and dissolution), tax and estate planning, Wills and succession.

Nicola joined Furley Page in 2004 from another Kent law firm, where she was previously an equity Partner.

Nicola has close connections with Canterbury and East Kent having been raised in the area and attended Simon Langton Girls’ school. Following university (Kings College London) Nicola returned to work in Kent.

Since qualifying as a Solicitor in 1988, Nicola has specialised in private client work developing a particular interest in advising those involved in the agricultural industry and rural landowners in connection with farm business structures, capital tax and estate planning, wills, trusts and the administration of estates including business and / or agricultural property.

Nicola also works with our French Property Team in relation to the administration of cross border estates.

  • Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners [STEP]

  • Member of the Law Society's Probate Section

  • Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and client-focused’ team at Furley...

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and client-focused’ team at Furley Page Solicitors regularly advises on matters relating to the Inheritance Act, Court of Protection applications and trust management. High-value estate administration is a key area of the practice, which is also adept at handling international private client matters involving offshore assets and non-domiciled tax issues. The ‘professional and empathetic’ Harvey Barrett leads the team, which includes solicitor Alexandra Gordon, who ‘is knowledgeable, engaging and is able to put across information in an easily digestible manner’. Also recommended are senior solicitor Nicola Hopper (who ‘has a calm and considered approach’), Aaron Spencer, vulnerable client head Nicola August and Sarah Bogard. The Legal 500 2017 - Personal tax, trust and probate

Areas of Specialism

General private client work including trusts (creation, modification and dissolution), tax and estate planning, Wills and succession.

Career

Nicola joined Furley Page in 2004 from another Kent law firm, where she was previously an equity Partner.

Nicola has close connections with Canterbury and East Kent having been raised in the area and attended Simon Langton Girls’ school. Following university (Kings College London) Nicola returned to work in Kent.

Since qualifying as a Solicitor in 1988, Nicola has specialised in private client work developing a particular interest in advising those involved in the agricultural industry and rural landowners in connection with farm business structures, capital tax and estate planning, wills, trusts and the administration of estates including business and / or agricultural property.

Nicola also works with our French Property Team in relation to the administration of cross border estates.

Memberships

Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners [STEP]

Member of the Law Society's Probate Section

Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association

Testimonials

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and client-focused’ team at Furley...

The ‘extremely knowledgeable and client-focused’ team at Furley Page Solicitors regularly advises on matters relating to the Inheritance Act, Court of Protection applications and trust management. High-value estate administration is a key area of the practice, which is also adept at handling international private client matters involving offshore assets and non-domiciled tax issues. The ‘professional and empathetic’ Harvey Barrett leads the team, which includes solicitor Alexandra Gordon, who ‘is knowledgeable, engaging and is able to put across information in an easily digestible manner’. Also recommended are senior solicitor Nicola Hopper (who ‘has a calm and considered approach’), Aaron Spencer, vulnerable client head Nicola August and Sarah Bogard. The Legal 500 2017 - Personal tax, trust and probate

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