Natasha is a senior lawyer in our award-winning private client team. She helps clients with all aspects of Wills, probate, estate planning, lasting powers of attorney and Court of Protection matters.
Natasha advises clients in making, reviewing and updating their Will to help with their wider estate planning.
She is highly experienced in dealing with a range of probate matters including those involving complex or high value estates, intestacies, estates with a cross-border element, and has previously advised executors of an estate bequeathed to the state in lieu of tax. Natasha also drafts deeds of variation.
Her experience also extends to drafting lifetime trusts, will trusts and advising trustees on their duties and responsibilities.
Natasha assists in the preparation and registration of lasting powers of attorney, registration of enduring powers of attorney and preparing deputyship applications. Natasha also has experience in making statutory Will applications.
Through her extensive Court of Protection experience, Natasha has expertise in capacity issues and assisting vulnerable clients. She is regularly instructed by the Official Solicitor to represent incapacitated adults who are the subject of court proceedings concerning their welfare and financial affairs. She is also on the Court of Protection’s panel of Accredited Legal Representatives for welfare matters.
Natasha qualified as a solicitor in 2013 and joined Debenhams Ottaway as a senior lawyer in March 2022.
- a full member of the Society for Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
- an associate member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)
- a Court of Protection Accredited Legal Representative (ALR) for welfare matters
- a member of the Law Society’s Private Client section.