Brendan joined Brachers as a solicitor in October 2018, having qualified with another regional firm in May 2018. Brendan worked previously as a project finance and banking paralegal at a US firm in the City of London.
Brendan works closely alongside Deborah Cain, Partner at Brachers, to advise clients on any dispute arising in relation to the estates of deceased persons, or in respect of trusts, including claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, constructive trusts and proprietary estoppel. He also advises elderly and vulnerable clients (and their families) in the Court of Protection and the civil courts, for example in relation to claims to set aside transactions arising from undue influence.
Brendan graduated from the University of Manchester with a first class honours degree in History and went on to obtain a Masters in History of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He completed his Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course with a commendation and distinction, respectively, at the College of Law, earning an LLB Honours Degree in Law.
Qualifications and Memberships
- The Law Society of England and Wales
Some of Brendan Udokoro 's recent case studies include:
- Brendan recently obtained a successful judgment for a client in relation to a complex petition for an Insolvency Administration Order at the High Court, which was contested by the executor of the estate on the grounds of jurisdiction and limitation.
- Advising a client on, and successfully obtaining, a freezing order injunction in the High Court in relation to a complex dispute involving issues of capacity.
- Successfully acting on behalf of a deputy for a person lacking capacity in relation to a counterclaim for an account of funds, and having the other side’s claim dismissed.