Expertise

Judith acts on a range of disputes relating to wills and probate, including questions of undue influence, lack of capacity, want of knowledge and approval and claims under the Inheritance Act.

She also advises trustees and beneficiaries in the resolution of issues arising from the administration of trusts, including trustee removal, questions of validity, and complex international trust restructuring.

Judith acts on matters in the Court of Protection involving those who lack capacity, and has also acted on a number of appeals to the Privy Council from jurisdictions including Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago and the British Virgin Islands.

She has experience of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.

Experience

Judith’s recent experience includes:

Career

Judith studied music at Cambridge University. She trained at Farrer & Co and spent three years at BDB Pitmans before joining Stewarts in 2021.

Accreditations and Memberships

Judith is an associate member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). She is also a member of the Contentious Trusts Association (ConTrA).

Publications

Recognition

Judith is listed as a key lawyer in The Legal 500.