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Naomi O'Higgins

Naomi O'Higgins:

Partner

Naomi is a litigator and acts for families, individuals, trustees and beneficiaries in onshore and offshore trust and probate disputes. Naomi also advises on Court of Protection work such as statutory wills, disputes regarding the appointments or actions of attorneys and other matters concerning people lacking capacity to manage their own affairs.

She also has experience of group litigation, acting for claimants in professional negligence, trusts and mis-selling claims against financial advisers.

Naomi is a member of ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists).   

Naomi qualified as a solicitor in 2003. She read law at University College Dublin and holds a LLM from King's College London.

Recent work

  • Acted for the litigation friend of a minor beneficiary of an English law trust in a contentious application for the appointment of a judicial trustee
  • Acting in respect of the compromise of claims in both England and Germany in respect of a deceased’s estate
  • Acted for the principal beneficiary of a discretionary trust in an application for the removal of trustees on the basis of breach of trust in the Bahamian courts
  • Running a multi-party contested statutory will application to the Court of Protection
  • Advising on a professional negligence claim regarding advice given to one of the parties in respect of a divorce
  • Lead associate in a £35 million group litigation claim acting for over 1,000 claimants.

Random fact

In her spare time Naomi can often be found in her kitchen baking bread or at the Emirates Stadium cheering on her beloved Arsenal FC.