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Our clerks’ room is open between:

8.30am – 6.30pm

Outside of these hours and in cases of urgency, please contact
Paul Bunting on 07971 843023 or
Darren Madle on 07769 714399.

Clerk contacts

Richard Sheehan

Deputy Senior Clerk

020 7420 9503
Oliver Ventura

First Junior Clerk

020 7420 9505
Aron Hanks

Second Junior Clerk

020 7420 9506
Archie Conners

Third Junior Clerk

020 7420 9507

Our clerks’ room is open between:

8.30am – 6.30pm

Outside of these hours and in cases of urgency, please contact
Paul Bunting on 07971 843023 or
Darren Madle on 07769 714399.

Clerk contacts

Richard Sheehan

Deputy Senior Clerk

020 7420 9503
Oliver Ventura

First Junior Clerk

020 7420 9505
Aron Hanks

Second Junior Clerk

020 7420 9506
Archie Conners

Third Junior Clerk

020 7420 9507

ConTrA Junior Litigators’ Forum 2024

9 May 2024 - 10 May 2024
ConTrA Junior Litigators’ Forum 2024

Venue

The Grand Hotel
1 Church St
Birmingham
B3 2FE

Timings

9 May 2024 - 10 May 2024

Overview

Several barristers and members of staff from Selborne will be in attendance at ConTrA’s Junior Litigators’ Forum 2024 at the Grand Hotel in Birmingham.

On 10 May at 10:15, Lydia Pemberton will be speaking on a panel entitled It’s a free country: testamentary freedom versus forced heirship. The panel will be discussing:

  • The pros, cons and operation of forced heirship rules
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 versus testamentary freedom
  • Sharia law

To book a place at what promises to be a fascinating conference, please visit ConTrA’s website.

Programme

It’s a free country: testamentary freedom versus forced heirship
  • The pros, cons and operation of forced heirship rules
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 versus testamentary freedom
  • Sharia law

Lydia will be joined on the panel by Yousafa Hazara, Senior Associate at Irwin Mitchell, and Giovanni Angelini, Associate at Maisto e Associati.

 

Speakers

Lydia Pemberton
Call: 2006

Lydia (TEP) has a traditional chancery practice and has an extensive understanding and considerable experience of contentious probate and estate matters, particularly those involving allegations of fraud and financial misconduct, and breach of duty claims.

Her practice includes acting for clients in respect of will validity challenges, interpretation / construction claims, the removal of personal representatives and trustees, Beddoes applications and other Part 64 proceedings, Inheritance Act claims, TOLATA claims and other equitable claims including those based on proprietary estoppel. She regularly appears in the High Court. Lydia also advises on domicile/deemed domicile for tax purposes.

In 2023 Lydia has been involved in cases involving forfeiture claims based on alleged gross negligence manslaughter, alleged forgery claims where testamentary documents have been discovered some years after the death, proprietary estoppel claims arising in the context of farming disputes and a case of a disappearing will.

Lydia is a full member of the STEP and ACTAPS.

She sits a Recorder on the Midland Circuit (Family).