Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd
Calthorpe Green
Old Road
Norfolk   NR13 3QL

Tel:  01493 754004

"I absolutely like your style. Many, many thanks."
- Email from a pro bono client.

"You have truly been my rock. A huge thanks for everything, especially for keeping me sane.
- Extract from a note from a client, upon her retirement

"The advice and guidance which you have rendered to [my] Council over a long period has been invaluable in the extreme and has enabled us to react with confidence when the [party with whom we were in dispute] was on its many sabre rattling manouevres."
- A Town Clerk

"The letter is Excellent. Many thanks."
- An email from a satisfied client, commenting on a letter we sent to a person who was disputing our client's highways rights.

Practical legal advice from solicitors who specialise in education law, local government law and highways law.

Nicholas Hancox Solicitor

Nicholas Hancox Solicitor
is one of the editors of a seven-volume legal textbook, published by Lexis Nexis and called ‘The Law of Education”.

He qualified as a solicitor with Southampton City Council in 1977 and was once (in the mid-1990s) the Director of Legal Services with Norfolk County Council.

Nick founded this firm in 2003.

Debbie Ashton Solicitor

Debbie Ashton Solicitor
qualified in 2004 and specialises in local council law and education law.

From 2009 until 2018, Debbie was the National Legal Advisor for the Society of Local Council Clerks.



Leaving the SLCC

December 2018

After nine very happy years with the Society of Local Council Clerks, we have resigned from our position as National Legal Adviser to the Society. Our last working day with the SLCC will be on 21 December 2018. We send our very best wishes to the Society and all of its members and officers.

Our firm will continue to provide legal advice and representation to parish and town councils - and their clerks.

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Registered Office: Calthorpe Green, Old Road, Acle, Norfolk  NR13 3QL
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