Our Lawyers | Curtis Parkinson

Our Lawyers

Kenneth Curtis

Solicitor & Notary Public LLB Hons STEP SFE

Kenneth qualified as a solicitor in 2001 and later as Notary in 2012. He heads up Curtis Parkinson’s Private Client Department.

Kenneth has considerable experience advising clients across the East Midlands and further afield on commercial leases, wills, tax and estate planning, estate administration, trust administration and court of protection matters.

As a long-standing member of STEP and Solicitors for the Elderly, Kenneth is also recognised for his knowledge of the legal issues affecting those in later life and those who lack capacity. He is known for getting to know his clients and putting them at ease in discussing what can often be complex or sensitive issues.

Kenneth’s areas of expertise include Wills & Probate, Inheritance Tax Planning, Powers of Attorney, Court of Protection, Personal injury trusts and Trust administration.

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Roger Pitts


Roger is Curtis Parkinson’s managing partner. For most of his career, Roger has dealt with litigation and disputes on behalf of companies and private individuals.

A significant part of Roger’s caseload has involved property transactions and in particular mortgage possession proceedings. Roger is also highly regarded in the field of professional negligence, particularly in the legal and property arenas.

Known for applying common sense and pragmatism, his primary aim is to resolve cases successfully without resorting to trial. That said, a number of Roger’s cases have been reported in the Law Reports.

Roger’s area of expertise is dispute resolution by negotiation, litigation or alternate dispute, resolution including: Personal injury claims, Property disputes, Personal wealth, Contentious probate, trusts & estates and Equine related claims.

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Louise Gardner

Senior Conveyancer

Louise provides a friendly and approachable service to her clients and is known and respected for her down to earth, friendly and pragmatic approach to all aspects of her work.

Louise’s areas of expertise include Freehold and leasehold residential sales & purchases, New builds and plots, Sale and purchases of land, Right to Buy, Shared ownership, Staircasing, Equity release plans and lifetime mortgages, Re-mortgages, Advising mortgage lenders and Transfer of Equity.

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Shahida Dar

Legal Executive

Shahida joined Curtis Parkinson in 2021 and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives who are known for being a global leader and innovator within the legal sector, setting high professional and ethical standards and driving greater diversity in the profession.

Shahida approach to each client is a personal one. Her ethos towards her work reflects the same and will work towards the best interest of each client. Shahida is able to assist you with Wills, Probate & Power of Attorney matters.

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