Stephanie Kerr

Role: Associate Solicitor
Dept: Litigation
Location: Preston
Direct Dial: 01772 904215
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Summary

Stephanie is an associate solicitor in the disputes and litigation team based in Preston. She has particular expertise in probate and trust disputes, but also acts for a variety of individuals and business clients, advising on a range of issues from breach of contract, landlord and tenant disputes through to bankruptcy and repossessions.

Specialisms

Stephanie specialises in contentious probate matters, having worked in this field since 2011. She acts for clients in a variety of disputes including Inheritance Act claims, disputed wills, and disputes concerning the administration of estates and the duties of executors. She also has experience of assisting families in disputes relating to the funeral wishes of the deceased.

Background

Stephanie joined Wallworks Solicitors in 2006 and in the following year the firm merged with Napthens. She trained as a solicitor with Napthens, moving to the Preston office where she gained experience in a variety of legal fields before specialising in litigation from 2009 onwards. Stephanie qualified as a Solicitor in 2010.

Memberships and Awards

Stephanie has undertaken loss and bereavement awareness training with Cruse Bereavement Care and is an Associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors.

More about Stephanie Kerr

What is your proudest achievement? (work or non-work related)
I canoed 26 miles along the Leeds-Liverpool canal in pouring rain in an inflatable canoe for charity. It took ten hours to complete the canoeing marathon and my thumbs and palms were blistered for a week afterwards. I was also pregnant at the time, so its perhaps simultaneously my proudest and most stupid achievement.

If you had an alternative career – what would be your fantasy job?
A white water rafting guide, but somewhere exotic rather than in North Wales.

How do you like to relax out of work?
Currently renovating our new house, so relaxation usually involves sandpapering and knocking down walls!