Faye Milton


Solicitor

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Experience

Faye is a Solicitor in our Dispute Resolution Team. She qualified as a Solicitor in September 2021 and has experience in advising corporate, charitable, and private clients on a wide range of contentious matters in both the County and High Courts. Faye has experience advising on a variety of commercial matters, including:

  • Contract claims;
  • Debt recovery;
  • Director and shareholder disputes;
  • Breaches of restrictive covenants; and
  • Professional negligence claims.

Faye also assists our specialist Contentious Trust and Probate Team. She advises clients in relation to contentious trusts and probate claims, including claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, challenges to the validity of Wills on grounds of undue influence, capacity and lack of knowledge and approval and breaches of Trustees’ duties.

During her training contract, Faye spent 12 months in our Dispute Resolution Team. She also completed a six month seat in Agriculture and Estates and a six month seat in our Corporate/ Commercial Teams.

Other Information

Prior to joining Birketts, Faye graduated from the University of East Anglia (UEA) with a Starred First Class degree in Law. During her time at UEA, Faye also achieved the:

  • Oxford University Press Prize for the best performance in the Year 1 Assessment;
  • Mills and Reeve Prize for Law for the best performance in the Year 2 Assessment;
  • Charles Herbert-Smith Memorial Prize for the best performance in the Year 2 Assessment;
  • Hogan Lovells Bursary for outstanding contribution to UEA's Law school;
  • Sir Roy and Lady Catherine Goode Prize for Best Overall Performance in the Degree of Batchelor of Laws; and
  • UEA’s Prize for Best Performance in the Final Assessment for the Degree of Batchelor of Laws.

Faye then went on to achieve a distinction in the LLM Legal Practice (Solicitors) at BPP University in Cambridge.