Georgia is an associate in the trust and estate disputes team. 

She acts for both claimants and defendants on a range of contentious trust and probate matters, including claims pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 ('the 1975 Act'), will challenges, claims concerning the beneficial ownership of property and estate administration disputes.

Advising on contentious Court of Protection matters, Georgia acts for people who lack capacity, deputies, attorneys and other interested parties on matters such as disputes relating to financial abuse, the removal of deputies and attorneys, statutory wills and disputed lifetime gifts.

Georgia joined Russell-Cooke as a trainee in March 2018 and qualified as a solicitor in March 2020. During her training contract, Georgia gained experience across a number of litigation departments and in the private client team.

  • Court of Protection disputes: successful application to the Court of Protection for the removal of an attorney, the appointment of an independent deputy and more importantly enabling the daughter of the protected party to have contact with them after many years of it being denied.
  • Administration dispute: advising the administrator of an estate on their duties in respect of a possible mutual will situation and a resulting dispute between the potential beneficiaries.
  • Trust dispute: acting for the beneficiary of two multi-million pound trusts involving large estates in relation to an application for an account of the trustees' activities spanning decades of the administration and a corresponding claim for the removal of trustees.
  • Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claim: acting for the spouse of the deceased in a 1975 Act claim, after they were omitted from the deceased’s will. This resulted in a successful settlement and the transfer of the marital home to our client.
  • member of ConTrA, the network for Contentious Trusts Association
  • member of COPPA, an association for Court of Protection specialists
  • student member of ACTAPS (the Association for Contentious Trusts and Probate Solicitors).

Georgia read jurisprudence at Pembroke College, Oxford University, graduating with an upper second class BA.

She completed her LPC combined with an MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law in Manchester.