What can Lucinda do for you?
Lucinda is a specialist in resolving troublesome issues affecting trusts and estates. She has a leading reputation nationally for her expertise in will validity claims, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, rectification claims, claims for the removal of trustees and fiduciaries, Mental Capacity Act matters, breach of trust claims, Variation of Trust applications, and proprietary estoppel claims. Her cases often have an international element and she's had notable successes at trial and mediation.
Supporting your ambitions
Lucinda has nearly 20 years’ experience in resolving disputes, this means she is equipped to offer clients an early view on the prospects of success of a claim. She recognises that disputes in this area are often complex and emotionally charged, and she aims to deal with all of her cases swiftly and at proportionate cost. Lucinda's a strong advocate for mediation and is committed to achieving her clients’ objectives.
She was recently successful in defending a claim in undue influence brought against her client and also succeeded in preserving the majority of a very valuable estate for her charity client in the face of a claim by the deceased’s widow under the 1975 Act.
What do others say?
“Lucinda Brown is a gifted succession lawyer combining deep legal knowledge with excellent judgment as to securing the best outcome in difficult circumstances. She would be at home in any top contentious trusts firm. Very assured and unflappable she handles high-value, complex litigation with a calm head”. [Legal 500 2024]
“Lucinda Brown is a tremendously capable litigator.” [Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023]
“Lucinda is top class.” [Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2023]
What else should you know?
Lucinda is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS). She supports mental health charities in their work and is a trustee of a local landowning charity.
Before becoming a mother of two, she was a keen sportswoman but now her spare time is mainly spent cheering from the sidelines.