Naomi Ireson



Naomi is a specialist inheritance dispute lawyer. She is one of the country’s leading practitioners in this area of law and is recommended by the Legal 500.

She leads a experienced team of eight qualified lawyers, all specialising exclusively in contentious probate law and representing clients nationwide. Her areas of practice include advising charities in relation to legacy disputes, claims brought under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, challenges to the validity of wills and beneficial interest claims involving estoppel, constructive trusts and TOLATA.

Naomi has taken numerous claims to trial and has an enviable success rate at mediation. Her successes include the Court of Appeal estoppel case of Ely v Robson [2016] and the trust and probate claim of Williams v Praine [2021]. She also advised the long-term partner of the late Felix Grovit, who was featured in the Sunday Times Rich List with a net worth of £480 million.

Naomi is the firm’s training partner and is Editor of the popular contested probate bulletin, ‘The Testator’.

"Quite simply perfect", according to The Legal 500

The 2024 edition of this hugely influential and independent guide to the legal profession included these two testimonials: ‘Naomi Ireson stood out as efficient and helpful,’ and ‘Naomi Ireson was quite simply perfect!’

Recent Client Feedback:

“Naomi Ireson was a rock during my very stressful and emotional claim … Naomi was dedicated, extremely hard working and relentless in achieving a successful outcome for me; cannot recommend her highly enough.”


“Naomi Ireson settled us immediately from the outset of our Estoppel claim. We had never had dealings with a legal representative in the past, but Naomi made what was a very stressful situation for us easier to deal with by effectively explaining our legal position, and her action plan. She was always quick to respond if we didn’t understand something, kept us informed as to when she would make contact with us – she was just completely awesome throughout.”


“Naomi Ireson, Sharnie Jenkins and the team have been a fantastic support to me over a long period of dispute over a Will I was defending. It was important to engage specialist Contentious Probate solicitors for this challenging task. Naomi was extremely professional & knowledgeable which was very reassuring at a stressful time. The case went to court and the team did a brilliant job working at pace to get court papers ready at short notice. I won my case!. Thank you Naomi & Team.”


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