Nathalie says: “It is important to me that my clients feel understood and supported throughout their case; I am non-judgmental and aim to alleviate the stress that litigation can bring by giving carefully considered, clear and realistic advice. I will always aim to resolve matters quickly and cost-effectively.”
Examples of her work include:
Contentious Wills, Trusts & Probate:
- Assisting in claims arising out of the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 where parties have not been provided for by the deceased or disinherited in their Will.
- Dealing with executors and trustees who have breached their duties and not distributed Estate assets in the correct way.
- Assisting with cases challenging the validity of Wills, such as on the basis of capacity or undue influence.
- Assisting with claims where the true meaning and intention of clauses in a Will are disputed.
- Helping in matters where someone claims that the deceased has made a promise to gift them certain assets upon their death, but has not included this gift in their Will.
- I have successfully recovered debts owed to my clients where the debtors dispute the debt, in situations both with and without court proceedings. I have proceeded to successfully enforce the Judgment sum against the debtors.
- Securing payment of undisputed debts and negotiating payment plans with debtors to ensure the debt is fully paid within a reasonable period.
Qualifications and Experience
- LLB Law and European Study with Advanced Proficiency in German – University of Exeter, 2021
- Studied international and comparative law at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany, 2019/2020
- Legal Practice Course – University of the West of England, 2022
- Currently completing my Masters in Law (due to complete in September 2024), which includes writing a dissertation on law reform surrounding Wills and Probate disputes.
- Trainee solicitor at Wards Solicitors LLP since July 2022.
Supervised by Elizabeth Fry