Calum joined the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team at Leather Prior in April 2016 and was promoted to Associate in March 2021. He specialises primarily in contentious probate and will disputes; advising in respect of challenges to wills and claims against estates. His work covers a range of areas such as; lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence, proprietary estoppel and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
Calum also deals with residential property-related disputes including landlord and tenant disputes, possession proceedings, rent arrears, lease extensions, forfeiture, rights of way, right to light, boundary disputes, easements, restrictive covenants, assured shorthold tenancies, assured tenancies, adverse possession, trespass and nuisance.
He graduated in law from the University of Central Lancashire in 2009, before completing his Legal Practice Course at the same university in 2010. He then went on to complete a training contract at Brockbanks Solicitors in Cumbria, qualifying as a Solicitor in July 2013. Remaining at Brockbanks Solicitors until 2016, Calum specialised in both civil and criminal litigation. He worked on some high profile cases in West Cumbria and developed a strong reputation with both clients and peers in the area.
Outside of work, Calum is passionate about strength & fitness training, and has been a keen golfer from an early age. He enjoys exploring the Norfolk countryside (and further afield) with his wife and family. He also attends a regular networking group on behalf of the firm.