A dispute resolution lawyer specialising in all aspects of property and contentious probate claims.
Jessica advises on contentious property matters including commercial and residential landlord and tenant disputes, breaches of covenants, injunctions, possession claims, rent review and land ownership disputes. Clients include individuals and blue-chip companies such as Prudential Assurance and Paddy Power.
Jessica also resolves will, trust and inheritance disputes relating to the validity and construction of wills, trusts and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975. She acts for families, beneficiaries, executors and trustees.
Recent examples of how Jessica has helped clients include:
- ensuring that an illegitimate child, whose father committed suicide and excluded her from the will, benefited from a share of his estate;
- enabling the owner to sell a valuable London property following a long dispute with freeholders; and
- enabling the Prudential Assurance to undertake a large volume of contentious and non-contentious lease renewals by advising on dilapidations claims, lease consents and repossession claims.
Jessica is a member of ACTAPS (The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists)