Called 1994 Email Marisa
Marisa is traditional chancery practitioner dealing with contentious and non contentious work involving Wills, probate, trusts and property. She is also instructed in relation to COP Property and Affairs.
Marisa regularly advises and represents clients in relation to the validity/construction of Wills, disputes involving Executors and PR’s, Part 64 applications and on claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and other related matters. She appeared in the first post Ilott v Blue Cross adult claimant case for financial provision (Nahjec v Fowle  EW Misc 11 CC).
Marisa is also instructed regularly to deal with issues arising out of Trusts of Land and TOLATA claims and all levels of disputes involving easements, boundary disputes, adverse possession and other claims relating to property in both the HIgh Court and Property Tribunals.
In COP work she is instructed by Local Authorities and individuals.
Marisa is instructed by solicitors and individuals across the North Eastern, Midland and Wales and Chester Circuits and consequently has appeared in the Business and Property Courts in many regions.
Marisa's down to earth approach, direct advice and ability to communicate with clients at any level makes her an ideal choice for litigation in areas where emotions can run high.
Marisa is happy to travel for all aspects of her work (usually with no extra charge) and if appropriate can act on a direct access basis.
Marisa regularly advises and represents clients in disputes involving trusts of land and TOLATA applications. She is equally as confortable in the property tribunal as the High Court having represented both Claimants and Defendants in both arenas.
Marisa is regularly instructed in cases under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Depandants) Act 1975 including claims against and for multi million pound estates. Further information as to her recent experience can be seen under the Probate, Inheritance and Trust section of the website.
Marisa is instructed particularly in relation to Property and Affairs although she has also acted in relation to health and welfare when dealing with applications under the High Courts Inherent jurisdiction.
Marisa advises/represents clients in cases challenging and making deputyship applications both for Local Authorities and individuals, statutory wills, lifetime gifts, in cases where there are allegations of misappropriation of funds and in case involving the calling in of bonds.
Marisa's familiarity with mental incapacity as a result of her nursing backgound means that she is well placed to deal with any issues involving complex medical issues. She is also known for giving direct and firm advice and in having particular success in negotiations with parties who previously failed to agree on pertinent matters or find any common ground.
Marisa specialises in traditional chancery work which includes probate, trusts and wills and associated work. Her contentious work has included:-
Marisa is frequently instructed to deal with disputes involving property both in respect of tortious claims and equitable rights under trusts of land and TOLATA in both the High Courts and the Property Tribunal. Her recent instructions include the following:-
Appeared in the first post Ilott v Blue Cross adult claimant case for financial provision (Nahjec v Fowle  EW Misc 11 CC).
University of Essex, Inns of Court School of Law