Deborah Francis

Job Title Solicitor
Email dfrancis@rollingsons.co.ukClick to email
Phone 0207 611 4848
Fax 0207 611 4849
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Deborah qualified as a solicitor in 2005 and specialises in contentious probate.

She can assist in will disputes on behalf of both claimants and defendants.  She also has extensive experience of assisting with Inheritance Act claims, where either no or insufficient provision has been made. She can also assist in challenging the validity of lifetime gifts and with contested Court of Protection matters. Deborah is personable and supportive putting clients at their ease during what can often be a stressful process.

Deborah is also an experienced employment solicitor acting on behalf of both employers and employees in all manner of employment issues, including unfair dismissal, redundancy, TUPE, whistle blowing and complex and high-value discrimination claims. Notable cases

The University of the Arts –v- Rule UKEAT/0245/10 assisted Claimant to obtain highest award made by Tribunal for dual discrimination in 2010

Eaton Williams Group –v- Symes PA/1008/07CEA assisted Claimant to obtain an award for  24 years loss of earnings in respect of his disability claim.

Deborah can also assist in the provision of contracts of employment for all sectors and all level of employees (including Directors service contracts), staff handbooks and policies which are specifically tailored to meet the needs of your business.

Deborah conducts in house Employment Law Training sessions for a variety of businesses including trade organisations.

In her spare time Deborah likes to travel, keep fit and enjoys cooking and socialising with her friends and family.

 

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Testimonials

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Employment Law Team

    "May I take this opportunity to thank you for representing me and gaining a great result. I will recommend you and your company wherever I can for your efficiency and highly professional approach to client problems as well as your obvious experience in this field"

    4.5 Mr F

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “Thank you very much for writing our wills.  We now feel more at ease with the future”

    5 Mr W

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Employment Law Team

     

    “...I just wanted to say how pleased I am that this issue has finally been resolved and to say a huge thank you to you for all that you did in bringing about the excellent result. As you know, this issue really preyed on my mind, but you really reassured me and were always there on the end of the phone with excellent advice and a strategy to move it forward...”

    5 Mrs D

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Employment Law Team

     

    “We were extremely happy with your support – you were incredibly clearheaded and thorough throughout the case, whilst also showing great empathy and care for our needs. We really appreciated the way you gave guidance, not only from a litigation viewpoint, but also from what you were able to infer from the various bits of information we were receiving along the way. I don’t think you made a poor judgement in the whole 12 months.”

    5 T Ltd

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…I want to thank you for meeting me and giving me such sound advice and reassurance about making my will…I am now in possession of a copy of my will, and can get now get on with my life with peace of mind about my children’s future inheritance…”

    4.5 Ms A

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…Rollingsons have been outstanding! Thank you sincerely for all  your support at a tricky time for me emotionally and logistically… ”

    4 Mr L

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…Thanks for all your work done to achieve the satisfactory result on our financial matters…”

    4.5 Mr C

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…I feel immensely relieved...and so very grateful for your very able and subtle handling of the situation, which has been a great factor in this positive outcome!...”

    4.5 Ms B

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…I take this opportunity to thank you for your assistance in this matter and I will not hesitate to recommend your services to my clients…”

    3.5 Ms V

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…You have a very calming, reassuring influence on me - I am so grateful to know that we continue to have your legal expertise and diplomatic approach in our endeavours…”

    5 Ms B

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…Thank you for bringing this matter so close to finalising, your efforts have been appreciated. You have been sympathetic to the time and history of this on-going saga…”

    5 Ms C

  • Rollingsons Solicitors - Wills, Probate & Inheritance Team

     

    “…Many thanks for all you have done, a very professional service and definitely recommendable to other friends of ours…”

    4.5 Mr R