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Russell-Cooke LLP

2 PUTNEY HILL, LONDON, SW15 6AB, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 8789 9111
Fax:
Fax 020 8780 1194
DX:
59456 PUTNEY
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk

Alison Regan

Tel:
Work +44 (0)20 8394 6549
Email:
Web:
www.russell-cooke.co.uk/people/alison-regan/
Russell-Cooke LLP

Work Department

Trust and Estate disputes

Position

Partner specialising in contentious trust and succession disputes including will and probate disputes, rectification and construction applications, Family Provision claims, applications to remove or replace personal representatives and trustees and litigation relating to the administration of trusts and estates. Also deals with contentious Court of Protection applications and professional negligence claims pertaining to wills, trusts and estates.

Career

Trained Russell-Cooke; qualified (commercial litigation) 2002; began contentious trust and estate work 2005; partner 2010.

Member

ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors); full member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners); CEDR-accredited mediator.

Education

St Catherine’s Convent, Johannesburg; University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (2(1)); College of Law, London (LPC distinction).


London: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Alison Regan - Russell-Cooke LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Russell-Cooke LLP  is ‘one of the major players in this area with the names and expertise to compete with the really big central London firms but with a slightly different, more client-focused approach’. The ‘knowledgeableAlison Regan  ‘robustly fights her clients’ corner- she is always one step ahead while always taking a pragmatic and commercial approach with clients’. Regan advises on the full array of matters and many of the issues she advises on have an international element involving domicile issues or assets based abroad. Gareth Ledsham  is ‘very proactive and attentive and is easy to talk to. He has the perfect combination of sound instincts and deep legal knowledge’. Senior associate Hannah Mantle is ‘unflappable and develops a great rapport with clients’. The ‘really reliable team’ is adept at acting for professional administrators in contentious matters and also advises on contentious applications to the court of protection involving issues such as statutory wills.

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