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Junior Litigators’ Forum
9-10 May 2024
The Grand HotelBirmingham, UK

Rebecca Piper
Senior Associate at Charles Russell Speechlys


Rebecca is experienced in advising on UK disputes involving challenges to wills, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, proprietary estoppel and breach of trust matters. Rebecca has a keen interest in lack of capacity cases, and is regularly instructed in relation to Court of Protection matters, dealing with applications regarding the actions of deputies and attorneys and contested statutory will proceedings.

Rebecca acts for private individuals (both claimants and defendants), executors and trustees. As a key member of our Contested Legacy team, a significant proportion of her workload involves advising charity client’s in relation to Trust and Estate disputes.

Rebecca has a background in private client work, and regularly assists clients who require assistance with the progression of estates where issues have arisen between the beneficiaries and executors.

Rebecca is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Agenda Sessions

  • Clinging to office: removing trustees and executors – comparing the legal principles and judicial attitudes in England & Wales and beyond