Alicia TanAssociate at Farrer & Co
Alicia is a litigator who advises individuals, families, and trustees on the full range of domestic and international contentious trusts and probate matters. Clients value her ability to marry high-quality and pragmatic legal advice with a thoughtful and personable manner.
Alicia’s practice covers a broad range of complex trust and probate issues. She advises on many high-profile, high-value family trust disputes that span multiple jurisdictions. Her clients include high-net worth individuals and families (based both in and out of the UK), trustees of high-value international and domestic trusts, and beneficiaries. She has advised both claimants and defendants, at all stages of the litigation process – from pre-action advice and negotiations, up to trial and subsequent appeals (including to the Supreme Court).
Recent types of work that Alicia has been involved in include claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975, probate claims involving capacity and undue influence issues, trust disputes with beneficiaries, complex inheritance tax cases, as well as Court of Protection work for vulnerable individuals and their families.
Alicia is fluent in Mandarin Chinese, with a working understanding of Cantonese. She is passionate about languages and is currently studying Korean.