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Paralegal – Dispute Resolution Department

Natasha Porter

Natasha is Paralegal in the Dispute Resolution Department based at the firm’s Southampton (Hedge End) office. She joined the firm in 2024 and assists with all types of disputes relating to Wills, Trusts, Probate and succession issues. She assists with proceedings in the Court of Protection, and deals with Contentious Probate generally. Natasha values delivering a supportive and straightforward service to her clients.

Qualifications and Professional Memberships

  • BSc Applied Social Sciences Degree, University of Southampton, 2013
  • Graduate Diploma in Law, Birmingham City University, 2016
  • Master of Laws (LLM LPC), University of Law, 2020
  • Counselling Skills Certificate, Kendal College, 2022
  • Integrated Therapeutic Counselling Level 4 Diploma, Learndirect, 2022

Experience and Expertise

  • Over 4 years’ experience in the Court of Protection, and Contentious Probate
  • Advising and assisting with disputes concerning Wills, including claims challenging the validity of Wills for a variety of reasons
  • Advising and assisting with the preparation of Larke v Nugus requests for Will information.
  • Advising and assisting with making, and responding to, claims for financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975
  • Advising and advising and assisting with claims relating to Powers of Attorney and Deputyships.
  • Advising and assisting with claims relating to Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996
  • Advising and assisting with claims and disputes arising out of the operation of Trusts