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James Briggs

Associate Solicitor

James Briggs is an associate and private client solicitor at Nottingham-based law firm Rotheras Solicitors.

James Briggs

Specialisms

Wills
Powers of Attorney
Applications to the Court of Protection
Estates
Trusts

Approach

James advises and assists individuals on a wide range of issues, including: preparing wills; the use of lasting powers of attorney to ensure their interests are looked after if they are no longer able to manage their own affairs; applications to the Court of Protection; dealing with the estate of someone who has died; and the creation and administration of trusts.

James is a fully accredited member of STEP, an association of private client practitioners committed to professional development and the highest standards of ethical conduct and service to clients. He is also a member of the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship, a network of solicitors and other legal professionals who share Christian beliefs and values and who are committed to incorporating those values into their working lives.  Outside of work, he volunteers his time with his local Church, in particular by serving as a Churchwarden and Assistant Treasurer

Career Highlights

  • James joined Sharp Young and Pearce in 2013 as a trainee solicitor and qualified in 2015 before the firm merged with Rothera Dowson to become Rotheras
  • Became an Associate at the firm in 2020

James Briggs's Experience

Experience

4 years

Qualifications

  • 2007: graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First-class Honours degree in Philosophy
  • 2009: completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with Distinction at the College of Law in Birmingham
  • 2010: completed the Legal Practice Course with Distinction at the College of Law in Birmingham.  Awarded Bachelor of Laws degree (First Class) on successful completion of both the GDL and LPC with the College of Law.
  • 2015: qualified as a Solicitor
  • 2018: completed the STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates.  Admitted as a full Member of STEP.

Positions Held

Associate

Memberships & Accreditations

Fully accredited STEP member
Member of the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship

Testimonials

“I would highly recommend James Briggs, solicitor at Rotheras. He has been extremely helpful, patient and thorough whilst helping me with affairs following the death of my husband. Even during lockdown (covid) he maintained communication and kept me informed of what was happening. He successfully achieved the outcome I needed and I would not hesitate to recommend him. ”
Yvonne Gold
“Mr J Briggs has dealt with my request of making a will with great efficiency and understanding-he would always be my first choice. ”
G Horton
“James was very knowledgeable, understanding, easy to talk to and made the whole process simple. ”
Mr and Mrs Henderson
“We came to Rothera Sharp since we had previously dealt with Sharp and Partners. We found James to be very helpful, things were explained very clearly and in language we understood! ”
Anne and Wilf Yates
“Thanks to James Briggs for doing such a great job as part of the Will Aid scheme. It is such a great thing for him to do towards charity. ”
Jonathan and Sophia King
“James was very efficient and prompt in his dealings with my requirements. Excellent and friendly service. ”
Emma Forbes
“James is an excellent solicitor who gave sound advice and clear instructions. He was also very pleasant and kind. ”
Denise Joseph
“I had an excellent experience working with Rothera Sharp. James listened to what we wanted and was very flexible, meeting our requirements in an efficient manner. ”
John Elwell
“The revision of our wills was carried out very professionally and in a friendly way. ”
Prof and Mrs S.F. Brown
“James was excellent from start to finish. Couldn't be happier with the service we received. Thank you. ”
Ian Robertson
“Very warm, pleasant people in a clean and friendly environment who provided an exceptionally high quality service. ”
Jennifer Cooper
“The experience with your company from the first email to the final meeting was professional, efficient and extremely understanding to our very specific needs as we were only in Nottingham for one weekend. We would definitely recommend you to others. ”
Anna and Michalis Papagregoriou

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James Briggs's Experience

Experience

4 years

Qualifications

  • 2007: graduated from the University of Cambridge with a First-class Honours degree in Philosophy
  • 2009: completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with Distinction at the College of Law in Birmingham
  • 2010: completed the Legal Practice Course with Distinction at the College of Law in Birmingham.  Awarded Bachelor of Laws degree (First Class) on successful completion of both the GDL and LPC with the College of Law.
  • 2015: qualified as a Solicitor
  • 2018: completed the STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates.  Admitted as a full Member of STEP.

Positions Held

Associate

Memberships & Accreditations

Fully accredited STEP member
Member of the Lawyers’ Christian Fellowship
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