Stephanie qualified as a solicitor in 2002. She is also an experienced Senior Litigator with Tallents and has been with the firm since 2012. She was welcomed into the Partnership in May 2018.
Personal and commercial dispute resolution
Her experience covers a wide range of personal and commercial dispute resolution, including: commercial and individual contract disputes, partnership and director / shareholder disputes (particularly in farming businesses and property disputes, including boundary disputes and landlord and tenant matters. Stephanie is especially well regarded locally for her work on contentious trusts and probate matters. Stephanie works closely with litigator, Ross Pierrepont.
Stephanie can be contacted for advice on dispute resolution involving:
- General contract disputes
- Professional negligence claims
- Construction disputes
- Commercial and residential property disputes
- Possession claims
- Partnership and director disputes, particularly in farming businesses
- Debt recovery matters
- Landlord and tenant issues
Stephanie also has proven expertise in advising both employers and employees with regards to contentious and non-contentious employment law issues, such as: settlement agreements, unfair dismissal clams, disciplinary and grievance procedures, drafting contracts and staff handbooks, and advising on TUPE procedures.
Originally from Nottinghamshire, Ross Pierrepont trained and qualified as a solicitor at a regional firm in Northamptonshire in February 2012, before moving back to the Newark area in 2015.
Ross and his wife have twin four month old girls, so there’s not much time for anything at the moment, but when he does get some free time he enjoys playing and watching golf and football.
Commercial and civil litigation
Currently Ross specialises in all types of commercial dispute resolution and civil dispute resolution but his main areas of expertise are commercial contract disputes, professional negligence claims, commercial property disputes and landlord and tenant disputes. He works closely with Senior Litigator, Stephanie Whitchurch in offering dispute resolution.
Ross provides pragmatic, robust and commercial legal advice. He also appreciates that litigation can be expensive and as a skilled negotiator he can advise on the best route to resolving disputes, whether that be by informal negotiation, mediation or Court proceedings.
He hopes to continue building up his profile within the Newark area.