Lorraine specialises in will and trust disputes alongside contentious Court of Protection.
She acts for trustees, executors, charities and beneficiaries in domestic and international claims. She also advises on disputes between beneficiaries / trustees / executors / third parties including the removal of trustees and executors, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims, proprietary estoppel, constructive trusts, and challenges to charity legacies. In addition, she advises on professional negligence claims in these areas.
In Court of Protection cases, she advises on those of a more contentious nature such as the removal of a deputy or challenges to gifts made to a carer.
Lorraine has been named as a Next Generation Lawyer in Legal 500 UK 2017 and 2018.
Able to marshal complex facts in a case and then produce a solid analysis of the potential problems.
Legal 500 UK 2018
Lorraine Jeffery, ‘a rising star’ who is ‘friendly, efficient and a very safe pair of hands.’
Legal 500 UK 2017
‘One to watch.’
The Private Client Global Elite 2017 and 2018