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Specialism: Lawyers Contentious Trusts, Landed Estates
Company: Irwin Mitchell
Location: Leeds, England
What do clients and peers say of Paula: "Forceful, judicious with great forbearing and insight."
Paula is Head of both the Contentious Probate and Tax, Trust and Estates teams at Irwin Mitchell. She handles disputes involving trustees, beneficiaries and executors as well as dealing with all types of challenges to Wills, which can involve issues relating to mental capacity, undue influence and Will irregularities. She also handles claims for financial provision and has particular experience handling farming dispute claims. She is passionate about helping people through a dispute - her aim is to take away the stress and to shoulder that burden for clients as she finds a resolution and solution to their problem.
Paula Myers currently has no Citywealth award
Average client size: Under £5 million
Fixed fee offering: Yes
Number of offices globally: More than 5
2 Wellington Place
T: 0113 394 6832
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Estate worth £10m involving a will forgery and undue influence claim
Paula worked on estate worth £10m plus various trusts also worth several millions. In respect of the estate, she handled an undue influence claim, a will forgery claim and also several Inheritance Act claims for three clients. In respect of the trusts, there were a number of potential breaches of trust that needed to be explored. There were a number of competing claims and a difficult family history and circumstances.