Mandy Brookfield.

Litigation Assistant.

Profile / Experience

Profile / Experience

Mandy is a member of the Dispute Resolution Team based in Shrewsbury.

Mandy is recommended in the 2020 edition of The Legal 500.

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Financial Abuse by Attorneys – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

Attorneys manage the estate of a donor whilst they're still alive and Claire is seeing an increase in financial abuse wh...
Published • 01 Apr 2024
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Nothing Left to Partner

The claimant lived in a house belonging to her deceased partner, but she had helped to pay the mortgage on the property ...
Claire Vale • 26 Feb 2024
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The Law Behind Predatory Marriages – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

People get married for many reasons but in cases of predatory marriages, the victim will be vulnerable....
Published • 15 Jan 2024
Blog

What Is a Health & Welfare Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) and Are Medical Staff Bound By It?

A Health & Welfare LPA gives authority to an attorney(s) in relation to the donor's (the person who has created the...
Angharad Hird • 26 Oct 2023
Blog

Inheritance Wars (Episode 4)

This week’s episode of “Inheritance Wars – Who Gets the Money?” on Channel 5, featured the case of Brett McLean and...
Claire Vale • 09 Oct 2023
Blog

Inheritance Wars (Episode 3)

This episode featured the disturbing case of Joan Blass and her daughter, Daphne Franks. Joan was an 87 year old wi...
Claire Vale • 03 Oct 2023
Blog

Inheritance Wars (Episode 2)

This week’s episode of Channel 5’s “Inheritance Wars” featured two more legal cases relating to inheritance dispute...
Claire Vale • 28 Sep 2023
Blog

Inheritance (Episode 1)

The first episode of a new series called “Inheritance” aired on Monday 4 September on Channel 5. It is a fact-based...
Claire Vale • 26 Sep 2023
Blog

Joint Bank Accounts

Although joint bank accounts often automatically pass to the survivor on the death of the other account holder, thi...
Claire Vale • 07 Sep 2023
Blog

Predatory Marriages

“Predatory marriage” is a non-legal term commonly used to describe those marriages which take place where one of th...
Claire Vale • 06 Apr 2023
Blog

Protecting Your Children’s Inheritance

For many couples making their Wills, it often seems natural and right to them that they should leave everything to ...
Claire Vale • 09 Oct 2018
Blog

Estranged Children & Inheritance

Estranged Children and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.The long-awaited judgment o...
Claire Vale • 13 Sep 2017
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