Arabella Murphy > IPOS Mediation > London, England > Lawyer Profile

IPOS Mediation
1 Paternoster Lane
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With nearly 25 years’ experience as a highly-rated Private Client solicitor, Arabella brings a wealth of technical understanding of personal and commercial issues to her mediation practice. Arabella naturally has a particular interest in disputes relating to trusts, wills, family businesses and family relationships, and is interested in a wide variety of commercial and personal disputes.

Arabella began her career at Allen & Overy as an associate (later Partner) in the Private Client department, and was later a founding partner of Maurice Turnor Gardner. Throughout her legal career, she advised UK and international individuals, families, trustees, private banks and commercial parties on trusts, estate planning, taxation, personal assets (including art, jewellery, racehorses, yachts and planes) and family businesses, and was involved in a number of commercial transactions including securitisations and M&A. She is the author or co-author of a number of books on private wealth and trust litigation, and a regular speaker at conferences globally.

Arabella additionally specialised in private wealth disputes, including a broad variety of disputes relating to trusts, wills, family business, partnerships/funds, and tax and domicile matters. Arabella’s decision to pursue a career in mediation sprang from her experience as an adviser in mediations relating to inheritance (including mental capacity), family business and family trusts ranging in value from a few million to multiple billions.