Ashleigh Wong is a Senior Associate in the Dispute Resolution team. She specialises in contested probate and deals with challenges to the validity of wills, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims and disputes arising during the administration of trusts and estates.
Ashleigh is a highly experienced litigator. Her practice involves a wide range of disputes arising from and related to contested probate and trusts. She is regularly instructed in matters involving allegations of fraud, undue influence, financial or elder abuse and misappropriation of estate assets. She also advises on matters relating to proprietary estoppel, breach of trust and Court of Protection matters.
Ashleigh is particularly client focused and provides tailored advice on complex issues, ensuring is the client is kept fully informed at all stages.
- Multiple actions seeking the removal of professional and lay Executors from their role as executors of estates.
- Acting for a beneficiary in successfully obtaining the removal of the Executor, and succeeding in the linked accounting, occupational rent, and possession proceedings.
- Securing a successful settlement in an intestacy case involving an inquest and the disposal of the body of the deceased.
- Acting for and advising claimants and defendants in claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and obtaining settlement without the need to issue proceedings.
- Assisting in a catastrophic injury claim and securing a multi million pound settlement in a joint settlement meeting ahead of trial.
- Acting for a beneficiary in relation to rectification of a will.
- Interested in inspiring young people into the legal profession, Ashleigh previously tutored law students at Cilex Law School and in 2019 was shortlisted for Corporate Volunteer of the year by IntoUniversity, the UK’s largest social mobility charity.