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Jennifer Alderman

Solicitor | Dispute Resolution

Jennifer joined Brachers as a trainee solicitor in 2017 and qualified into the Dispute Resolution team in September 2019.

Jennifer Alderman

Profile

Jennifer joined Brachers as a trainee solicitor in 2017 and qualified into the Dispute Resolution team in September 2019.

Jennifer specialises in all disputes and litigation concerning or connected to wills, trusts and the estates of deceased persons, and all other inheritance/post death related issues.

Jennifer studied Law at Bournemouth University and graduated in 2015 with a 2:1 qualifying law degree. During her studies, Jennifer completed a placement year where she volunteered as an adviser at Maidstone Citizens Advice Bureau.

Jennifer then went on to study the Legal Practice Course in 2015 at Bournemouth University where she undertook electives in Employment Law, Family Law and Private Client Law.

Jennifer specialises in:

  • Disputes relating to the validity of a will or a codicil
  • Claims for financial provision from an estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975
  • Claims made for provision from an estate based on a lifetime promise
  • Disputes between beneficiaries and trustees/personal representatives (executors), including applications to remove trustees/personal representatives (executors)
  • Breach of trust claims
  • Disputes between trustees/personal representatives/executors
  • Disputes between the beneficiaries of a trust or a will
  • Disputes about the validity of transactions made during the lifetime of a person now deceased
  • How to deal with, or how to make requests for information and documents (including wills)
  • Disputes about the meaning of a will or trust document
  • Claims in negligence against professionals such as will draftsmen or those administering an estate.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Kent Law Society
  • Juinor Lawyers Division