Overview

Justine is a litigator and associate in the dispute resolution team having joined the firm in 2013 following a career in banking.

Justine advises clients on a broad range of contentious and non-contentious matters, with emphasis on:

  • partnership disputes
  • contentious trust and contentious probate disputes, and
  • contractual and commercial disputes.

She acts for a wide range of clients, including:

  • government bodies
  • companies
  • partnerships
  • HNW individuals
  • trustees
  • executors, and
  • beneficiaries.

Justine has trial experience, including High Court litigation, Arbitration and Court of Appeal proceedings and has advised on a number of cases requiring urgent injunctive relief to protect the client's commercial interests. She is also experienced in alternative forms of dispute resolution, including mediation.

Experience
  • Advising private clients in relation to claims made under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
  • Acting for private clients on proprietary estoppel claims.
  • Acting for private clients on high value farming partnership disputes, including advising on complex issues relating to land ownership.
  • Acting for a private client in expedited proceedings following an injunction.
  • Assisting on urgent injunction proceedings against an agricultural tenant in connection with a high profile property transaction in excess of £100 million. 
  • Acting for the personal representative of an estate in High Court proceedings in a possession claim. 
  • Assisting on the defence of a multi-million pound procurement challenge for a non-departmental government body.
  • Assisting on the defence of a £250 million compensation claim for the National Crime Agency