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Russell-Cooke LLP
SW15 6AB
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Work Department

Trust and Estate disputes


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.


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


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


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

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

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Alison Regan

Russell-Cooke LLP

Alison Regan is a highly recommended head of department at Russell-Cooke LLP. The department deals with a broad range of succession disputes across borders and is particularly adept at advising on conflict of law issues and on the interplay between common law and civil law jurisdictions. In addition it is skilled at advising on will challenges on the basis of testamentary capacity and on applications for rectification of wills. Gareth Ledsham has developed a niche practice in applications to the court to deal with property that is owned by minors in civil law jurisdictions.