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Wilsons

4 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3AA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7998 0420
Fax:
Fax 020 7242 7661
DX:
199 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.wilsonsllp.com
London, Salisbury

Fiona Campbell-White

Tel:
Work 020 7998 0425
Email:
Wilsons

Work Department

Wills & Trusts Disputes

Position

Fiona is a partner in our Will & Trusts Disputes team. Fiona specialises in advising on disputes involving legacies (covering the entire range of probate claims, claims for the rectification of wills and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975) and disputes arising during the course of the administration of trusts and estates. Fiona enjoys resolving the deadlock that can occur in the administration of estates, either as the executors have fallen out with one another, or because the executors have fallen out with the beneficiaries of the estate. She has particular experience in acting for charities, having first advised them in the 1990s on a wide variety of general contentious matters (from governance issues to contract/tort disputes), with her more recent focus being on legacy and probate administration disputes.

Career

Fiona qualified as a solicitor at Nabarro in 1997 where she worked as a commercial litigator, before joining Henmans in 2006 and specialising in contentious probate work. Fiona joined Wilsons as an associate in 2009 and became a partner in 2012.

Member

Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.


South West: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Wilsons has an array of national charities on its client list. The firm represented Blue Cross, RSPB and RSPCA, successful appellants in Ilott v Mitson, in the first case the Supreme Court has ever considered regarding the Inheritance Act 1975. Team head James Aspden is ‘very bright, diligent, sensible, and looks after his clients wonderfully’; he specialises in resolving high-value trust and probate disputes. Charlotte Watts is ‘organised, intelligent and gives amazingly clear and insightful advice’Fiona Campbell-White advises on disputes involving legacies and disputes arising during the course of the administration of trusts and estates, with particular experience acting for charities.

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