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

Tees Law‘s contentious trusts and probate offering in Bishop’s Stortford is led by Caroline Metcalf, who specialises in highly complex trusts and probate cases.

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

The dispute resolution team at Tees Law specialises in property disputes, professional negligence, corporate recovery, insolvency and agricultural matters. The team provide commercial litigation advice to a diverse client roster from local businesses to PLCs. Darren Perks heads the practice with expertise in complicated property disputes. Caroline Metcalf is experienced in agricultural matters and complex farming issues. Associate Polly Kerr is a commercial litigator with experience in defamation, harassment and education.

South East > Private client > Agriculture and estates

Tees Law’s 30-strong agriculture and land team is spread across six offices in Bishop’s Stortford, Chelmsford, Brentwood, Royston, Saffron Walden and Cambridge. Bishop’s Stortford-based David Miller leads the commercial offering, focusing on property matters, while the private client arm is headed up by Royston-based wills, trusts, tax and probate specialist Letty Glaister, alongside ‘meticulous, friendly and approachable’ litigator Caroline Metcalf in Bishop’s Stortford. Senior associate Ian Johnston, who leads the Chelmsford private client team, is another key name.