Jodie Walmsley is a highly experienced litigator and advises and assists on a wide variety of contentious Trust and Probate matters, as well as property disputes, including restrictive covenants, cohabitee disputes, boundary disputes and Landlord and Tenant disputes.


Jodie advises clients in a range of matters, including contentious Trusts and Probate matters, property disputes including claims under the Trusts of Land Appointment of Trustees Act 1996, landlord and tenant matters, contract, consumer and debt claims.

Notable Disputes cases

  • Inheritance Disputes

    Represented the potential Claimant in an action relating to misappropriation of funds from her father’s estate. Successfully settled the claim to include recovery of the sums following pre-action correspondence.

  • Contentious Probate

    Defending a claim for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975 as well as a claim for proprietary estoppel on behalf of the residuary beneficiary who also brought a counterclaim in relation to a Declaration of Trust and occupational rent. The claim was successfully settled following mediation with our client receiving a six-figure settlement sum.

  • Contentious Probate

    Represented a potential Claimant in an action relating to the invalidity of his late father’s Will. The claim was successfully settled following a mediation.

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