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Associate Legal Executive – Dispute Resolution Department

Elizabeth Waghorn

Elizabeth joined the firm in September 2017 and works in the Dispute Resolution Department dealing with all types of disputes.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • Admitted as a Fellow of The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, June 2002
  • Became Associate Legal Executive of the firm, April 2021

Experience and Expertise

  • Over 28 years of legal practice initially specialising in personal injury work.
  • Experience in dealing with pre-action protocols and court proceedings in relation to and advising on a wide range of contentious matters, including contract, tort and negligence
  • Contentious probate, including assisting and advising clients in relation to disputes in respect of estates and the distribution of assets in accordance with a Will
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975
  • Advising clients in respect of contract disputes and breaches of contract
  • Property litigation and landlord and tenant work including advising on options for non-payment of rent, recovery of rent arrears for private landlords and property repossessions
  • Advising in relation to building disputes and assisting clients to resolve issues which have arisen during building work
  • Advising on statutory demands
  • Dealing with claims for debt recovery
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Advising as to alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and arbitration
  • Advocacy
  • Departmental Supervisor