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Birkett Long LLP

1 AMPHORA PLACE, SHEEPEN ROAD, COLCHESTER, CO3 3WG, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01206 217300
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Basildon, Chelmsford, Colchester

Amanda Smallcombe

Tel:
Work 01206 217395
Email:
Web:
www.birkettlong.co.uk
Birkett Long LLP

Work Department

Will disputes
Court of protection
Trust & inheritance disputes

Position

PARTNER, HEAD OF COURT OF PROTECTION TEAM

Career

Amanda joined Birkett Long in October 2000 as part of the Litigation team. She now deals with all types of will, trust and inheritance disputes, as well as disputes arising in the Court of Protection and leads the specialist team in this area. Amanda was made Partner on 1 June 2011.

Member

Full member of the Association of Contentious Probate and Trusts Specialists, having completed the ACTAPS diploma. Adrian Livesley of Birkett Long and Amanda are two of only a handful of lawyers in the region who are members of the association.


South East: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Birkett Long LLP handles the full range of inheritance disputes, which includes will disputes, Inheritance Act claims, proprietary estoppel claims, and cases involving breaches of trust and undue influence. Illustrative of its international reach, the firm has recently acted for clients based in Australia, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and the US. Practice head Amanda Smallcombe is recommended for contested wills and probate disputes.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

Within: Next Generation Partners

Amanda Smallcombe - Birkett Long LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Essex

The five-partner team at leading regional firm Birkett Long LLP provides clients with a wide and far-reaching service that covers all aspects of wills, tax, trust creation, and international trust advice. Working across three offices, the cross-practice team works together to deliver an 'excellent and efficient service'. Emma Clarke , who oversees the South Essex wills, trusts & probate practice, is regularly engaged in high-value matters and international advisory work. Other core members include private client head Claire Read, newly-made up partner Ben Parmenter who heads the wills, trusts & probate team in Colchester, and the 'diligent' Amanda Smallcombe , who provides expertise on contested trust and probate work.

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