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Alyson McGowan, Senior Associate, Disputed Wills, Trusts & Estates

Dispute Resolution

Mobile: 07423 710 581

A bit about me

I enjoy the fact that dispute resolution and litigation work offers a challenging and varied range of both clients and issues, and my focus is on providing all clients with realistic and straightforward advice which is relevant to their case, with emphasis on the big picture to enable us to reach an early resolution.

Many of my clients have lost someone important to them; disputes over wills or estates can be especially difficult for people, bound up as they are with loss. I genuinely and effectively listen to my clients, and then act promptly – my objectivity can help to focus on the desired outcome.

Outside work, I love to get outdoors, especially on family walks with our cocker spaniel both in the country and on the coast.

Want to know more?

Ensure that all evidence is available.

Make sure the full picture is provided.

Focus on what is important and achievable.

Will I have to go to court?

Not necessarily – it’s essential to look at ways to resolve a claim before considering court action. There are always alternatives.

Is there a time limit to bring a claim?

That depends on the claim; some types of claim do have a set limit within which to issue.

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latest articles

‘Put up or shut up’ orders in breach of trust claims

What factors does a court consider when the beneficiary of a will indicates that they…

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Key advice on contesting or challenging a will

Alyson McGowan advises on what to do if you find that you need to challenge…

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High Court rules will invalid following a paralegal’s drafting error

One of the most important aspects of will writing is ensuring the contents of the…

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