Sarah Lee > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
125 WOOD STREET
LONDON
EC2V 7AW
England

Work Department

Private client and tax

Position

Partner in the contentious private client team advising individuals on a broad range of contentious and non contentious private client matters. Her contentious practice includes trust and estate litigation, disputed wills, breach of trust claims, administration disputes, professional negligence and Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims.

Her non-contentious practice encompasses complex probate issues, powers of attorney, residential property ownership and general issues relating to personal affairs.

Career

Appointed partner in 2019

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP acts for high-net-worth individuals, families, trusts and estates and the majority of its work has an international component. Practice head Michael Cash is adept at advising on domestic and international trust and estate litigation such as breach of trust claims and claims under the Inheritance Act 1975. Henrietta Mason is another noted name in the market for her work with UK and overseas individuals and charity clients. Sarah Lee has advised on the interaction between estate law and human rights claims, as well as issues under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 where money in trusts and estates is linked to criminality.