Irwin Mitchell Experts Accepted As Members Of Solicitors for the Elderly

Trio Recognised For Advice And Representation


Three wills dispute specialists from Irwin Mitchell have been accepted as members of 'Solicitors for the Elderly' (SFE) – a national association of lawyers who specialise in legal services for older people and their carers.

Partner Louise Sykes and Associates Adam Draper and Karen Causier from the specialist Wills Disputes team at Irwin Mitchell, are nationally recognised experts in providing advice and representation to the elderly, and have dealt with many complicated and high value disputes involving wills and estates.

Members of the SFE are recognised as experts in providing advice and representation to the elderly. To become members of the SFE, solicitors have to be successful in completing an online exam.

Louise said: "We have all specialised in legal services for the elderly for many years. IM is one of the few firms nationally to have a specialist Will, Trust and Estate Disputes team dealing with all types of disputes arising from Wills or trusts.

“We are looking forward to the opportunity to work with other specialists and to continuing our development in this area of law. Elderly law is a field which is constantly evolving as the requirements of the increasingly elderly population change.”

SFE is an independent, national organisation of lawyers who are committed to providing the highest quality of legal advice for older and vulnerable people, their families and carers. The aim of the association is to improve the knowledge and service provided on legal issues including, tax planning, wills, enduring powers of attorney, long-term social and health care and other retirement issues.