Mrs Karen Bower-Brown > Sills & Betteridge LLP > Lincoln, England > Lawyer Profile

Sills & Betteridge LLP
Aquis House
18-24 Clasketgate
Karen Bower-Brown photo

Work Department

Commercial litigation.


Partner specialising in commercial litigation with a particular specialisation in contentious probate work.


Trained Janners; qualified 1988; Sills & Betteridge 1999; partner 2003. Director Karen Bower-Brown Ltd. Winner of Lawyer Monthly’s Women in Law Award 2016 for contentious probate – outstanding expertise & contribution


Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.


Haberdashers’ Aske’s School for Girls; Barnard College, Columbia University, New York (1981 BA; 1985 LLB).


Classical music, reading, running (slowly).

Lawyer Rankings

East Midlands > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Sills & Betteridge LLP‘s ‘very helpful and professional‘ contentious probate team has extensive experience of a wide variety of claims, such as defending executors and beneficiaries when wills are contested, Inheritance Act claims and negotiating terms of a deed of variation. The practice is headed by David John and ‘very knowledgeable and professionalKaren Bower-Brown who also regularly acts in mediations as well as property and trust litigation.

East Midlands > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: elsewhere in the East Midlands

Sills & Betteridge LLP has a number of offices across the East Midlands and is recognised for its property litigation work; it is also experienced in a range of commercial matters including partnership and shareholder disputes, professional negligence claims and tax proceedings. In Lincoln, Karen Bower-Brown acts in disputes relating to breaches of contracts or warranties, in addition to handling contentious probate matters. The Boston office is led by David John, who acts in a variety of property-related issues in the County Court.