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Freeths LLP

CUMBERLAND COURT, 80 MOUNT STREET, NOTTINGHAM, NG1 6HH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0115 936 9369
Fax:
Fax 0115 859 9600
DX:
10039 NOTTINGHAM
Email:
Web:
www.freeths.co.uk

Rachel Gaffney

Tel:
Work 0115 935 1860
Email:
Freeths LLP

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Rachel is an experienced litigator who represents clients in a wide variety of disputes, predominantly in the High Court but also in the County Court, Court of Protection and Employment Tribunal. She provides advice and assistance to clients both in trying to resolve disputes by negotiation and/or mediation and in preparing cases for trial.

Rachel is a member of ACTAPS and holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trusts Disputes. Many of her cases involve financial abuse and undue influence. Rachel has been involved in many contentious probate disputes. She has a proven track record of successfully assisting clients to achieve cost effective and timely settlements.

Rachel’s other key area of practice includes acting for applicants in actions against their employer in both the Employment Tribunal and County Court. She has acted for and achieved significant settlements for many senior employees. Rachel will consider the most cost effective way to resolve each case and is happy to explore alternative forms of dispute resolution where appropriate to achieve the right result.

Position

Director


East Midlands: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Next generation lawyers

Rachel Gaffney - Freeths LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Justifiably regarded as the best firm in the East Midlands’, Freeths LLP ‘has a clear understanding of its clients’ needs and aims, and is relentlessly focused on achieving those aims’. ‘Offering a good balance of technical knowledge, approachability and a pragmatic stance’, the group demonstrates particular strength in high-value litigation, including claims under the Inheritance Act, will challenges, removal applications and Court of Protection work. ‘Top-class litigator’ and practice head Mark Keeley ‘commands universal respect in this area’. Director Rachel Gaffney ‘is a star in the making’. Senior associate Laura Short recently joined from Jones Myers.

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