Welcome to Negligent Will Claims

Negligent Will Claims is a specialist legal site for people who have suffered loss as a result of a negligently drafted will. We deal with negligent will claims and professional negligence claims against solicitors on a No Win - No Fee basis.

This service is provided by Slee Blackwell Solicitors who are experienced lawyers specialising in professional negligence claims, especially wills negligence claims involving the preparation and execution of wills.

The law of negligence is constantly evolving and nowhere is the pace of change faster than in the area of negligent will preparation.

Our experienced litigation solicitors work in conjunction with our private client lawyers to bring you an unrivalled blend of legal know-how in this very specialised area of law.

We are able to provide assistance with a wide range of professional negligence cases including:

  • Negligent delay in the preparation or execution of a will.

  • Negligent execution of a will.

  • Negligent tax advice.

  • Negligence in relation to the Testator’s Capacity.

  • Negligence in relation to the Risk of an Inheritance Claim.

We provide a FREE Case Assessment Service.

For further information or a free case assessment call us now on 0808 139 1591 or email us at lee.dawkins@sleeblackwell.co.uk

For help and advice about how to contest a will, visit our dedicated website www.contesting-wills.co.uk

News & Articles

Negligent Solicitors Ordered to Pay Legal Costs of Will Dispute

Professional Negligence Solicitor, Lee Dawkins, reports on a Supreme Court ruling that Solicitors whose negligence led to a Will dispute should pay the legal costs A firm of solicitors has been...

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Rectification Ordered Where Solicitor is Negligent in Arranging Client to Sign Wrong Will

Specialist contentious probate lawyer, Naomi Ireson, reviews the decision in Marley (Appellant) v Rawlings and another (Respondents) [2014] This case involved short mirror Wills signed by husband...

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Contested Wills and Probate Disputes Rising

Lee Dawkins, a solicitor specialising in disputed wills, finds that the press reports of a legacy litigation boom are not exaggerated Disputing a Will has never been more popular. The Independent...

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Negligent Delay in Preparing a Will

Negligent Wills Solicitor, Lee Dawkins, looks at the case of 'Feltham -v- Bouskell' where a solicitor was held liable for negligence for delay in preparing a Will Hazel Charlton, a 90 year old lady...

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Clampdown on Cowboy Will Writers

Negligent will specialist Lee Dawkins warns consumers to keep away from unregulated, unqualified and uninsured will writers. Free linked will writing companies have been closed down by the...

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Slee Blackwell Solicitors Praised by Independent Research

Negligent Will Claim solicitors, Slee Blackwell, have once again been recommended by the prestigious legal directory, The Legal 500.   The Legal 500 UK 2011 edition, which has just been...

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Professional Negligence Limitation Act

Professional negligence solicitor, Lee Dawkins, highlights the perils of the Limitation Act in professional Negligence Claims Limitation in professional negligence claims (especially professional...

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What is a Privileged Will?

A Privileged Will is an informal will which remains valid even though it does not fulfil the usual legal requirements. Privileged wills are normally written but can be oral. What...

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Liability of a Personal Representative

What are the duties of a personal representative (PR)? The Personal Representative, or PR, is a person with responsibility for winding up a deceased’s estate,. The PR calls in the assets, pays...

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Intestacy Rules: Question and Answer

What does ‘Intestacy’ mean? Intestacy is the legal term used when a person dies without having made a will. The Rules of Intestacy designate who is entitled to the estate. My late husband did...

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