Judith acts on a broad range of trust and probate disputes, often with an international aspect. Her recent work has included claims under the Inheritance Act, will validity questions, rectification claims, claims against trustees and complex international trust restructurings. She has experience of cases involving the UK, Channel Islands, Bermuda, USA, France, Portugal, Monaco and Nigeria among other jurisdictions.

Judith also advises on matters in the Court of Protection involving those who lack capacity, and she has also acted on a number of appeals to the Privy Council.

She has experience of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation.


  • Acting for the successful appellants in two landmark appeals to the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council: Wong v Grand View Private Trust Company [2022] UKPC 47 and Bermuda Bar Council v Walkers (Bermuda) Limited [2019] UKPC 25
  • Acting for the principal beneficiary in contentious trust restructuring proceedings in the Channel Islands
  • Acting in long-running Court of Protection proceedings concerning the validity of lasting powers of attorney and an application for a lifetime gift and statutory will


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 and speaking engagements


  • Judith is listed as a key lawyer in The Legal 500.
  • Judith is described in Legal 500 as “a very bright and hard-working associate. Extremely responsive, a pleasure to deal with and takes on lots of responsibility”.