Nicola Phillipson

Year of call 1999


Nicola’s practice includes Contentious Probate and Inheritance Act Claims.  Nicola also has experience of cases where one of the parties lacks capacity, and accepts instructions involving the Court of Protection.

Areas of Expertise


  • Construction and interpretation of wills
  • Rectification Testamentary capacity
  • Undue influence, fraudulent calumny, knowledge and approval
  • Statutory wills
  • Actions against Executors
  •  Pronouncements for and against wills in solemn form
  • Mutual wills
  •  Administration of Estates Intestacy Proceedings under CPR64
  •  Professional negligence within the above areas

Inheritance Act

Nicola regularly advises and acts for Applicants, Beneficiaries, and Executors in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

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"A Leading Junior in her field."

Legal 500 (2015)

"Highly knowledgeable, pragmatic and down to earth."

Legal 500 (2015)