Justine is a litigator and senior associate in the dispute resolution team having joined the firm in 2013 following a career in banking. She works with her colleagues to help clients arrive at the right solution to their issue, minimising impact and maximising success. Justine is supported by our extensive dispute resolution practice with a proven track record in the highest-profile cases and cross-border, multi-sector expertise.

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

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.

  • 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