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Rebecca is a dedicated solicitor currently specialising in Contentious Trusts and Probate matters within our Wills, Trusts & Tax team. Her objective approach, and deep understanding of her clients' situations make her a valuable asset in resolving complex disputes effectively. 


Background & Expertise 

Rebecca completed her LLB (Honours) degree in Law at the University of Aberystwyth. Following her undergraduate studies, she pursued her Legal Practice Course with an LLM in Professional Legal Practice at the University of Law, where she was awarded a Distinction. 

Before she joined Aaron & Partners in August 2022, Rebecca gained valuable experience at Hatchers Solicitors in Shrewsbury, where she worked as part of their Civil Litigation team. 

In her pursuit to become an associate member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS), Rebecca is currently working towards her diploma. 


Specialisations and Personal Achievements 

Rebecca has a wide-ranging expertise that covers various trust and estate disputes. Her focus includes executor disputes, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, and Will challenges. She has developed a special interest in high-value contentious trust and probate matters, working on complex estate administration disputes, claims to remove executors, and disputes involving lasting powers of attorney and the Court of Protection. 

Her caring and empathetic approach has been shaped by her personal experience with her own family's litigation process. Understanding the stress and emotional impact of such disputes, Rebecca is dedicated to providing compassionate and tailored advice to her clients. 


Recent Work Examples 

  • Assisted on a breach of contract dispute, involving international elements, in relation to a high value claim within the London Circuit Commercial Court. 
  • Assisted a client with applications for a transfer to be set aside on the basis of fraud. 
  • Assisted a client reach an early settlement whereby they secured 75% of deceased estate. 
  • Assisted in early neutral evaluation involving a claim by an unmarried cohabitee of the deceased under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants Act) 1975. 
  • Assisted in early neutral evaluation involving a claim by a child of the deceased under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants Act) 1975. 
  • Successfully claimed on behalf of a claim for the joint tenancy of a property of the deceased to be retrospectively served after death by way of deed of variation. 
  • Successfully obtained information for beneficiaries by uncooperative executors, to include applications for an inventory and account and applications for the removal of the executor. 
  • Assisted a client with defending a claim for the setting aside of lifetime transfers the deceased made. 

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I can only give the highest positive feedback for Rebecca Beaman. Having advised myself at her previous company, I was so pleased to be able to transfer here and continue the excellent relationship with her. From a clients point of view, how Rebecca explains things in simple terms, and makes sure you understand is so much appreciated. Rebecca listens and gives prompt replies and has an amazing skill of answering a huge paragraph of questions in one short easy to understand sentence. Rebecca I believe is a great asset to your company and her skillset, I'm sure will benefit many more people in her chosen specialty.