Nigel Mills

Senior Associate Solicitor

Nigel joined Farnfields Dispute Resolution Department in 2020, dealing primarily with civil and employment dispute resolution as a Senior Associate Solicitor. Nigel has a BA Hons in Philosophy. He is a member of the Law Society and the Agricultural Law Association. Nigel has wide-ranging experience having been a Partner at a Dorset law firm over many years and more recently as Solicitor in a Wiltshire law firm.

Nigel specialises in:

  • General dispute resolution
  • Disputes relating to wills, trusts and probate
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Disputes relating to co-ownership of property
  • Adverse possession claims
  • Boundary and rights of way disputes
  • Company partnership disputes
  • Employment claims, including unfair dismissal, discrimination, victimisation, whistleblowing and wrongful dismissal
  • Restraint of trade claims
  • Settlement agreements and finally
  • Landlord and tenant disputes

Some recent examples of his work include:

  • Issued proceedings and negotiated a successful settlement on the mediation of a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975
  • Issued proceedings and negotiation of a claim between co-owners under the Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act
  • Acted on a boundary dispute dealt with in the First Tier Tribunal which settled after negotiation
  • Representation of a client at mediation involving the First Tier Tribunal over a Land Registry dispute regarding the registration of a restriction to protect clients interest
  • Obtaining a County Court Judgement for damages in a disputed claim under the Commercial Agents (Council Directive) Regulations 1993
  • Won a contested claim for unfair dismissal and/or redundancy in the Employment Tribuna

Nigel’s interests include football, cricket, music, reading, film, travel and photography.

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