Rachel Leech

  • Experience

Rachel is an Associate Solicitor with over six years of experience dealing with private wealth dispute matters. Rachel is a full member of ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) and ConTrA (Contentious Trust Association).

Rachel has been recognised in the Legal 500 and praised for being “a most impressive solicitor. She is wise beyond her years and is certainly one to watch. I have worked with Rachel on complex contentious probate litigation and have always been impressed by the control she displays over her cases and her insight” as well as “talented, meticulous, very bright, caring”.

Rachel specialises in contentious trusts and probate matters and can offer advice and assistance in the following areas:

  • Claims for provision from an estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
  • Claims arising from allegations of undue influence, lack of testamentary capacity and/or want of knowledge and approval in connection with the preparation and execution of a Will.
  • Disputes between beneficiaries and executors as to the administration of an estate, and disputes between trustees and beneficiaries as to the administration of trusts.
  • Proceedings in the Court of Protection .

Rachel has experience settling matters without court proceedings, but also dealing with cases which go to trial and appeal. Rachel dealt with the notable cases of Clitheroe v Bond and Wrangle v Brunt both at first instance and on appeal.  

Rachel qualified as a Solicitor in March 2018.

Rachel obtained her degree and Legal Practice Course at Anglia Ruskin University, gaining a first class degree and a distinction respectively.

Rachel has completed her studies to become an associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

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