Caroline Metcalf > Tees Law > Bishop's Stortford, England > Lawyer Profile

Tees Law
Tees House,
95 London Road
CM23 3GW

Work Department




Caroline works in civil and commercial litigation acting for private clients, Plcs and companies acting for Claimants and Defendants. Specialising in contentious trusts and probate disputes whilst also acting in professional negligence claims against solicitors, accountants and surveyors and  contractual disputes.

Tees is one of 16 legal firms located throughout England and Wales selected for their experience and expertise in agricultural and horticultural matters by the NFU and as panel solicitors Tees provides legal advice to Farmer and Grower members under the NFU’s Legal Assistance Scheme (LAS) that Caroline organises at Tees.


Trainee, Nockolds, 1985-1987; Solicitor, Lawrence Messer 1987-1991; Solicitor, Lawrence Messer (merged with Turner Kenneth Brown) 1991-93; Partner, Tees Law, 1997-present.


Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitors (2000).


Margaret Dane School for Girls, Bishops Stortford; LLB, University of East Anglia, 1981-1984; College of Law, Guildford 1984-1985


Caroline enjoys windsurfing, sailing and skiing.

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

Recently bolstered by Amelia Ayers‘ qualification, Tees Law has recently been engaged in challenges to the validity of wills, as well as claims for reasonable provision from an estate. The team is led by the ‘highly efficient and meticulous’  Caroline Metcalf who works out of Bishop’s Stortford and is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

South East > Dispute resolution > Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx

The ‘very helpful and supportive‘ team at Tees Law handles a wide variety of disputes for individuals and construction companies. Darren Perks leads the practice alongside senior associate Polly Kerr from Bishop’s Stortford and Royston respectively. Perks is a property dispute specialist who acts for major portfolio owners, while Kerr acts for a variety of clients in cases against local authorities. Bishop’s Stortford’s Caroline Metcalf is ‘extremely diligent and sensible‘, having longstanding expertise in agricultural partnership disputes.