Our Team

Vicky Nicholson

Vicky Nicholson

Partner

After graduating from the University of Central Lancashire and attending Chester Law College, Vicky qualified in 1996 and worked at a Preston-based solicitors before joining Kevills in 1997, becoming partner in 2002. Vicky specialises in the area of family law and is accredited to the Law Society Family Law Panel.

Away from her desk, Vicky enjoys spending time with her husband and their family and friends, as well as travel, reading and art.

Simon Robinson

Simon Robinson

Partner

Simon joined Kevills as a trainee in 1989 after attending the University of Central Lancashire and Chester Law College, qualifying in 1991. He also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Personal Injury Litigation from Manchester Metropolitan University, and is a member of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL). Simon has been Partner since 1997 and specialises in the areas of civil litigation and commercial law. He is also a member of the Law Society Accident and Personal Injury Panel.

All aspects of civil litigation, including personal injury, debt collection and property disputes. Also employment and commercial conveyancing. Personal interests music, reading, travelling, keeping fit and presenting a rock show on Chorley FM community radio station

Dan Grimshaw

Dan Grimshaw

Consultant Solicitor

Dan has been a solicitor for over twenty years, having worked for firms in Preston, Southport and Chorley. He is Head of our Private Client department and specialises in wills, probate and Powers of Attorneys. He also deals with Court of Protection matters and some commercial and residential conveyancing work for his clients. He has worked in the Private Client area for the last fifteen years.

Dan is highly experienced in dealing with complex matters including wills and estate planning (including trusts), advising on Inheritance Tax and dealing with the administration of the large and complicated as well as the more straightforward estates.

Married,  he lives near Preston and has a daughter and a son and a dog, Bobby, a Jack Russell with attitude. He enjoys travel, walking and socialising. 

John Crompton

Consultant Solicitor

John is a native of Chorley and for most of his professional life has practiced in Chorley at Wallwork and Company from 1989 to 2007 (latterly as Senior Partner) and from 2007 to 2016 as a Partner of Napthens, Solicitors. 

John specialises in civil litigation.  He is a Member of and Assessor to The Law Society Personal Injury Panel.  He is accredited as an Association of Personal Injury Lawyers Senior Litigator.  In addition, John specialises in civil litigation, including professional negligence, partnership disputes, property litigation, including disputes between co-owners, and contractual matters.  He has significant experience in the higher appellate courts.  He has acted for one of the victims of the Alton Towers accident and has acted for numerous professionals, including Doctors, Surveyors, Accountants, Teachers and Lecturers. 

He is presently Chair of Lancashire West Citizens Advice Bureau and has been involved in the Citizens Advice movement for more than 25 years. 

 

He is married with two adult children.  His hobbies include walking, horse riding, literature and travel.

John Hardwick

Consultant Solicitor

John has been a solicitor for over 30 years, he was a partner in his own practice until 2008. Since then he has worked for several other firms based in Chorley. He now specialises in wills, probate, power of attorney, court of protection matters and operates a very wide client basis.

John has a number of interests and hobbies outside of his work. At one time a keen sportmans he now watches it instead. 

Mohammed Hussain

Mohammed Hussain

Solicitor

Mohammed joined Kevills in September 2015. Before joining Kevills, he worked at a High Street firm in Liverpool where he completed his training contract and qualified as a Solicitor in August 2015.

He is currently working in the Conveyancing department handling a caseload of Residential and Commercial cases.

Mohammed graduated from University of Central Lancashire in 2010 and completed his legal training at Liverpool John Moores University in 2012. Outside of work Mohammed enjoys playing football, going to the gym and is a keen Manchester United fan.

Clare Rogers

Clare Rogers

Solicitor

Clare joined Kevills in October 2014 when the firm joined with Chorley firm Stanley H Cross and Co. Clare is currently working in the Private Client department handling a caseload which includes Wills, Probate/Intestacy, Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection.

 After completing her university studies Clare returned to her hometown of Chorley and began her career at Stanley H Cross and Co as a Trainee Solicitor in 2008 and later qualified in 2010. During her time at Stanley H Cross and Co Clare also dealt with all aspects of Family Law disputes along with Private Client matters. 

Outside of work Clare enjoys spending time with her family and two young children, reading and aerobics.

George Mushahwar

George Mushahwar

Trainee Solicitor

George joined Kevills in February 2016 after graduating from the University of Birmingham with a degree in Law with Business Studies. He is currently studying the Legal Practice Course part-time with a view to qualifying as a solicitor.

George assists the Litigation team, and deals especially with the Low Value Personal Injury claims. Outside of work, George enjoys playing the guitar, as well as watching and partaking in a variety of sports. He is a keen footballer, and also plays for his local cricket team Orrell Red Triangle.

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