Hewitsons promotes head of will disputes

Northampton law firm Hewitsons has promoted associate Tiffany Benson to legal director.

Tiffany joined Hewitsons as an associate solicitor in 2017 and now heads the contentious trusts & probate unit, specialising in will and estate disputes, financial abuse of the elderly and the vulnerable.

Since joining Hewitsons, Tiffany has worked hard to promote the contentious trusts & probate team, both digitally and physically. As such, she recently spearheaded a seminar to local care homes, which touched upon the topics of financial abuse and mental capacity.

Commenting on her promotion, Tiffany said: “I am delighted to have been given this opportunity and to now head the contentious trusts & probate team. The role provides a great challenge to develop and build our offering in this specialist legal area”.

Tiffany lives in a in east Northamptonshire with her husband and their west highland terrier.

Daniel Curtis, partner in the Hewitsons private wealth team, said: “We are delighted that Tiffany has been appointed as a legal director in the private wealth team, specialising in contentious trust and probate matters. She is highly-respected by clients and colleagues alike and we congratulate her on her well-earned promotion”.