Hewitsons - Tiffany Benson - Legal Director
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Tiffany Benson

Tiffany Benson - Legal Director

Overview

Tiffany is Head of Contentious Trusts & Probate and specialises in Will and Estate disputes and financial abuse of the elderly and vulnerable. Tiffany also covers Milton Keynes.

Experience

Tiffany has experience in advising on a wide variety of Will and Estate dispute matters, to include the following: -

• Challenges to the validity of Wills;
• Inheritance Claims under the 1975 Act;
• Disputed lifetime gifts;
• Estate administration disputes;
• Proprietary estoppel claims;
• Construction/rectification of a Will;
• Professional negligence claims

Tiffany also advises clients in relation to claims concerning financial abuse in lifetime of the vulnerable & elderly, Court of Protection disputes and NHS Continuing Healthcare/social care funding challenges.

Tiffany presents widely at seminars and has most recently delivered a seminar programme to local care homes upon the topics of financial abuse and mental capacity.

Background

Tiffany read law and completed her Legal Practice Course at Northumbria University, achieving a First Class Honours degree. Tiffany qualified as a Solicitor in 2010 and joined Hewitsons in November 2017 as an Associate Solicitor, having previously trained and worked at Tollers LLP.

Additional information

Tiffany is a full Member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and therefore a recognised specialist in this niche legal area.

Number of Years Experience

9 years

Date of Qualification

01-09-2010

Latest testimonials

My enduring impression of Hewitsons is that it is a professional and client-dedicated organisation with a great deal of expertise. No stone was left unturned in pursuing my case. Soliciting legal advice has been a more complication and, at time, personally stressful process that I had initially expected. However, with the support of Tiffany Benson and her colleagues at Hewitsons I have felt supported all the way through this. thank you.
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