Natasha Stourton

Partner | London

Secretary Emily Williams


Track record

Lasting Power of Attorney

Assisted a daughter and grand-daughter in defending accusations of wrongdoing in an application to revoke a Lasting Power of Attorney in their favour, and securing the appointment of a chosen family member alongside the Panel Deputy.


Assisted a widow in Goodman v Goodman, reported at [2013] 3 WLR 1551, in successfully removing the executors of her late husband's estate in favour of her chosen professional. Click here to view article.

Recovery of lifetime transfers

Assisted two siblings in Burgess v Hawes, reported at [2012] WTLR 423, to successfully overturn a purported will of their late mother's and secure recovery of lifetime transfers made to their sister and her immediate family. Click here view our briefing or visit the Daily Telegraph article And again assisting them to successfully defend an appeal to the Court of Appeal, reported at [2013] EWCA Civ 94. Click here to view our briefing.

Charities and English immovable property

Assisted nine UK charities in Clark v World Wildlife Fund and others, reported at [2011] WTLR 961, to successfully argue that English law governs the validity of a will dealing with English immovable property (thus confirming the rule in Dicey for the first time).