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Lorna Trueman has a strong background in commercial and civil dispute resolution including professional negligence claims, contract disputes, civil fraud cases and property and land disputes, with a particular focus on resolving will, trust and estate disputes.

Recognised as a skilled litigator with an innovative and practical approach to her cases, Lorna appreciates that every dispute needs to be considered on its own unique circumstances and ensures that a tailored approach is taken.

Her technical ability partnered with her empathetic yet robust approach achieves excellent results for her clients, regularly handling complex and high-value disputes on their behalf.

Lorna is responsible for the growth of the firm’s contentious will and probate offering, regularly acting on behalf of clients in challenging the validity of wills through testamentary capacity, undue influence, rectification, removal of executors, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, trust, trustee fees and professional negligence claims.

Lorna has developed working relationships with numerous legacy officers within the charity sector and is regularly invited to present at seminars and conferences on behalf of charities. She has also presented to the charity members of the Free Wills Network at their annual national conference.

In addition to her contentious probate work, Lorna regularly acts for charities, large PLCs and multinational corporations on complicated contractual disputes and property-related disputes.

Lorna manages our LexisNexis Debt Recovery team as well as dealing with high value and contested claims for this client including successfully defending a £1m+ counterclaim in the Technology and Construction Court involving complex IT issues.

She is also the principal contact for a global merchant and financial services organisation and has helped set up processes and procedures to be able to produce the complex bespoke reports required by the client. She has represented this client in complex civil fraud disputes involving the fraudulent use of fuel cards and corporate credit accounts.

Lorna completed her Master of Laws at Nottingham Law School and completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of Sheffield. She is also a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).


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