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.
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.
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.
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.
Date of Qualification
1st September, 2010
Will drafted by main beneficiary upheld…just
Examining the life of the deceased helps the Court interpret an ambiguous will
High Court orders non-party respondent to disclose correspondence with beneficiary
Creation of a constructive trust without detrimental reliance upheld by High Court
Unable to resign – Property and Affairs deputies must have court approval to stop acting
15th Oct 2020