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Amy Philipson

Year of call:
2006
Education:
2006
University of Nothumbria, LLB (Hons) Exempting BVC
Memberships:
Personal Injury Bar Association Leeds & District Medico Legal Society

Probate and Inheritance Act claims

Amy Philipson has extensive experience and expertise advising and representing clients in Contentious Probate,  Wills and Inheritance Act claims and Private Client litigation.​

She is regularly instructed by beneficiaries, executors, trustees and other interested parties and she understands the sensitive and emotive nature of these matters and works with clients to gain the most efficient and effective resolution.

Amy has particular experience in the following areas:

  • Advising on the validity of wills, their interpretation and execution
  • Arguments on the construction of mutual wills and anticipatory clauses
  • Application to remove executors and/or trustees
  • Advising trustees as to the limits of their powers
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Undue influence and capacity
  • Trusts and beneficial ownership of property including equitable severance of joint tenancy
  • Declarations of marriage under the Family Law Act 1986
  • Advising on the domicile of a party and its impact upon the relevant claim.
  • Mediation

 

Property

Amy Philipson has been acting in both commercial and residential property disputes providing advisory services and representation in all courts and specialist tribunals including the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) and the FTT Property Chamber for some time.  Amy is also frequently instructed in non-contentious matters, providing focused and effective advice including interpretation of leases, rights of way and restrictive covenants.

Amy has particular experience in the following areas:

  • Negotiation of leases
  • Advising on the prospects of recovering dilapidations
  • Breach of covenants
  • Commercial forfeiture
  • Advising on surrender agreements and disputes
  • Service charge disputes
  • Wrongful eviction
  • Mediation

Public Access

Amy Phillipson may accept Public Access work, where she can be instructed directly by a member of the public rather than a solicitor.

Contact Amy’s clerks

Francine Kirk on 0113 202 8605

Talia Webster on 0113 213 5207

Patrick Urbina on 0113 213 5250