Partner and Head of Contentious Trusts and Probate
Lucinda is a Partner in our Private Wealth Team. She heads up the firm’s team of specialists in Contentious Trusts and Probate disputes.
Lucinda is recognised as a Leading Individual by the Legal 500 2017 guide. She is also one of only two lawyers in East Anglia to be ranked as a Notable Practitioner for Contentious Trusts and Probate work in the Chambers and Partners “High Net Worth” Guide 2018.
The Legal 500 Guide 2017 notes that Lucinda is described as “a consistently excellent practitioner, her judgement is always wise and she is an absolute pleasure to work with”. She is recognised for her “thoroughness, practicality, excellent knowledge of the law and genuine understanding of what the case means to the client” and as “a real star, who has a very sharp and analytical mind with good tactical awareness”.
Lucinda has a wealth of experience in dealing with all types of inheritance disputes including applications contesting the validity of wills, applications to remove Executors, claims for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, rectification of Wills and breach of trust claims. Lucinda also deals with contentious Court of Protection applications.
Lucinda read law at the University of Exeter before completing her Legal Practice Course at Nottingham Law School. Lucinda trained with the firm, qualifying in 2004 and becoming a Partner in 2010. She is a full Member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and also a member of the Institute of Legacy Management.
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"Outstanding credentials professionally but also tempered with incredible person-centred sensitivity to her work."
“The style, eloquence and efficacy with which you have constructed the arguments is, in my opinion, indicative of a rarely encountered level of professionalism, command and conversancy regarding the subject matter. As one of your clients, I cannot imagine being better understood and served. You are worth your weight in gold!”
Lucinda is described as a “consistently excellent practitioner; her judgement is always wise and she is an absolute pleasure to work with”. She is recognised for her “thoroughness, practicality, excellent knowledge of the law and genuine understanding of what the case means to the client”.
She is “a real star who has a very sharp and analytical mind with good tactical awareness”.
The Legal 500 Guide 2017