10th December 2020, 6:44 pm

A Manchester private client lawyer has been shortlisted for a prestigious award celebrating the best of the city’s young business talent.

Nicola Walker from law firm Clarke Willmott LLP is up for Lawyer of the Year at the upcoming Made in Manchester Awards (MiMAs).

Nicola, a senior associate at the Spring Gardens based firm, deals with all aspects of private client work relating to death and mental capacity, including wills, probate and estate administration, lasting powers of attorney and the creation of trusts.

She predominantly works for high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals and also sits on the Manchester Law Society Private Client Committee.

Paul Davies, who leads the private capital team at Clarke Willmott’s Manchester office, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for Nicola and a deserving acknowledgement of her hard work over the past year.

“Nicola has a wonderful ability to cut through the legal jargon and provide clients with personable and honest advice and she regularly goes the extra mile to ensure client satisfaction.

“We wish Nicola all the best of luck with the awards in 2021.”

The Made in Manchester Awards celebrate the best of Manchester’s young business talent, up to the age of 35. The awards champion talent across a variety of sectors including, finance, legal, HR, creative and digital.

The 2021 awards will be the ninth MiMAs and will take place on Thursday 4 February, For the first time organisers ‘future pro-manchester’ will be embracing a digital awards experience.

Nicola said: “I am really excited to be shortlisted for a Lawyer of the Year award.

“It’s been a tricky year, as for everyone, but I hope that I have successfully provided a seamless and personal service to my clients, who themselves are often going through difficult times. Winning this award would be a great start to 2021!”

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.

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