Derek Adkinson joined the firm as a Solicitor and Partner in the early 1960s and was Senior Partner from 1987 to 1993. Anthony Ambrose replaced Derek Adkinson as Senior Partner when Derek retired in 1993.
On 1st January 1996 the firm changed its name to Norton Peskett. James Hartley became Senior Partner in 2005 when Anthony Ambrose retired.
Norton Peskett has enjoyed significant growth in recent years, both in terms of size and reputation and has provided legal services to the people and businesses in East Anglia for over 180 years. Since the early 1970s the firm has expanded considerably and now has a staff in excess of 100 in six offices in Lowestoft, Beccles, Gorleston, Gt Yarmouth, Halesworth and Norwich. The practice continues to build on traditional core values of professionalism and integrity.
Since its foundation Norton Peskett as a firm has always prided itself on being part of the community. With its various offices throughout the area many Partners and staff have been members of voluntary organisations such as Roundtable, Rotary, Lions and Governors of local schools, giving back to the community their time and expertise in fund raising and charitable work.
As a highly regarded commercial and individual client law firm, our objective is to deliver clear legal solutions which precisely match your needs. Our business is based upon providing excellent service to our clients.