Areas of law covered
Deborah has acted for clients in connection with will disputes and inheritance claims for 14 years.
Her experience in contested probate includes challenging the validity of wills and lifetime gifts, assisting with claims for provision under the 1975 Act on behalf of both claimants and defendants and raising a proprietary estoppel. She can also assist in contested court of protection matters.
Brief overview of your career
Deborah qualified as a solicitor with a firm in Surrey in 2005. Most of her experience has been with regional firms and she has also worked in the City. She relocated to Brighton in 2012.
Professional memberships & accreditations
- Employment Lawyers Association
What you offer your clients
Deborah is a keen negotiator and endeavours to resolve disputes at the earliest opportunity to limit the distress, disruption and liability to costs that can be caused by protracted litigation. She is personable and supportive putting clients at ease during what can often be a stressful process.
A nice lady and so very helpful, I know it was your job, but you actually cared, so thank you.