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 expansion in recent years, both in terms of size and reputation. The firm has grown considerably in the last 50 years, and now has over 100 staff working across its six offices based in Lowestoft, Beccles, Gorleston, Great Yarmouth, Halesworth, and Norwich. Core to the business are the traditional values of integrity and professionalism.
Since its foundation, Norton Peskett as a firm has always prided itself on being part of the local community. With its various offices throughout the area many Partners and staff have been members of voluntary organisations. These include Round Table, Rotary Club, Lions Club, and Governors of local schools. The firm’s staff place a great deal of importance on giving back to the community with their time and expertise in fund raising and charitable work.
Norton Peskett’s skilled lawyers are able to provide legal advice and services across a number of areas of law; from employment tribunals to family mediation, motoring offences to conveyancing. Our lawyers are committed to providing commercial and individual clients with sound advice. We pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable and are committed to offering an excellent service.
If you are considering instructing a solicitor, speak to Norton Peskett today.