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Emily Prout - 																					Senior Associate

Emily Prout
Senior Associate

6 Drakes Meadow
Penny Lane
Swindon SN3 3LL

Telephone
01793 412549

2 Queen Square
Bath BA1 2HQ

Senior Associate - Dispute Resolution

Emily is an Associate Solicitor in the Commercial litigation and Dispute Resolution team and works in our Swindon and Bath offices. She qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and has over 10 years’ experience. Emily works on a wide range of commercial and private client disputes, and is recognised for her pragmatic, sensitive and commercial approach, especially in relation to complicated post-death disputes. Emily excels at resolving disputes prior to the commencement of Court proceedings and has extensive experience of resolving disputes by Alternative Dispute Resolution, particularly mediation.

Emily has developed a particular expertise in inheritance, estate and Wills claims. She leads the Thrings’ Contentious Probate Team, working alongside the Private Client Teams across all of our offices in this respect.  Emily has also developed expertise in defending professional negligence claims and regulatory claims in the financial services sector, and has increasing experience of acting for the education sector.

Key Experience

Emily and her team have experience of disputes concerning:

  • the validity of Wills
  • the validity of Powers of Attorney
  • claims for financial provision upon a death
  • breach of Executors/trustees’ duties while administering an estate or a trust
  • estate administration
  • professional negligence, especially in relation to Wills/probate and financial services
  • financial services

Accolades & Awards

Emily is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

Accolades

Emily Prout Accolades

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