Elspeth Neilson

Notary Public
Partner
Wills, Probate and Disputed Estates

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  •  “Elspeth Neilson is adept at handling complex estate administrations where there are assets in other jurisdictions.

  • Elspeth Neilson is an individual I work with and is a pleasure to work with

    Legal 500 2024

  • I think this firm has excellent strength and depth in this area, for both contentious and non-contentious work, and they can hold their own against any other firm. Elspeth Nielson especially as a very capable solicitor that I enjoy working with

    Legal 500 2024

  • "Thank you, all of you, for everything you have done on my behalf, I could not have asked for more friendly and sympathetic solicitors."

    CLIENT REVIEW

  • "Elspeth Neilson and Katie de Swarte are very competent private client lawyers, with good instincts for the merits of the case and a good manner with sometimes difficult clients."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "I’ve worked with Elspeth Neilson and Katie de Swarte on various pieces of private client litigation – two in the Court of Protection and one probate dispute. I’ve found them, and the firm, very efficient and capable and dealing successfully with some
    difficult clients."

    Legal 500 2023

  • "Elsepth Neilson - very competent private client lawyer, with good instincts for the merits of the case and a good manner with sometimes difficult clients."

    Legal 500 2023

  • A very heartfelt ‘thank you’ to you and the whole team there. I am very happy with everything that has been achieved by you. I will certainly contact you in the future and recommend yourself and Osbornes to others whenever the need arises.

    Client review

  • "I have come to trust your expertise, professionalism and honesty, I do appreciate that you have gone the extra mile. In particular you have shown a huge amount of common sense and a measured approach, coupled with doggedness and determination, all of which I believe have been vital factors in reaching the point we have reached."

    Client review

  • "I would also like to express my sincere thanks to you for a job well done over the last five years in working towards a successful outcome for myself and my family... It has been frustratingly slow at times, and there were many barriers and obstacles put in the way, but the final outcome is a credit to your intelligent and diligent work."

    Client review

  • Elspeth explained everything very clearly and made us feel comfortable.

  • I am truly amazed by and exceedingly happy with the rapid progress being made by you and your team in handling matters on my behalf.

  • "Elspeth Neilson is very reliable and practical."

    The Legal 500

  • Elspeth explained everything very clearly and made us feel comfortable.

    Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates Client

  • I would like to thank Elspeth Neilson for her kindness and professionalism in dealing with all our legal requirements during this difficult period. It has been a pleasure working with her.

    Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates Client

  • Elspeth's assistance and services are much appreciated. Her instructions are clear and she managed the process well despite the many external delays beyond her control.

    Wills, Probate and Disputed Estates Client

  • Elspeth was unfailingly kind, responsive and very patient. At times she was like a counsellor. She is a star.

    Wills, Probate and Disputed Estates Client

Accreditations

  • Wills and Inheritance quality logo
  • Times best law firm 2024
  • Spears 500 logo
  • legal 500 leading firm
  • chambers logo

Elspeth's Testimonials

Elspeth Neilson is an individual I...

Elspeth Neilson is an individual I work with and is a pleasure to work with

Legal 500 2024

I think this firm has excellent...

I think this firm has excellent strength and depth in this area, for both contentious and non-contentious work, and they can hold their own against any other firm. Elspeth Nielson especially as a very capable solicitor that I enjoy working with

Legal 500 2024

"Thank you, all of you, for...

"Thank you, all of you, for everything you have done on my behalf, I could not have asked for more friendly and sympathetic solicitors."

CLIENT REVIEW

"Elspeth Neilson and Katie de Swarte...

"Elspeth Neilson and Katie de Swarte are very competent private client lawyers, with good instincts for the merits of the case and a good manner with sometimes difficult clients."

Legal 500 2023

"I’ve worked with Elspeth Neilson...

"I’ve worked with Elspeth Neilson and Katie de Swarte on various pieces of private client litigation – two in the Court of Protection and one probate dispute. I’ve found them, and the firm, very efficient and capable and dealing successfully with some
difficult clients."

Legal 500 2023

"Elsepth Neilson - very competent private...

"Elsepth Neilson - very competent private client lawyer, with good instincts for the merits of the case and a good manner with sometimes difficult clients."

Legal 500 2023

A very heartfelt ‘thank you’ to...

A very heartfelt ‘thank you’ to you and the whole team there. I am very happy with everything that has been achieved by you. I will certainly contact you in the future and recommend yourself and Osbornes to others whenever the need arises.

Client review

"I have come to trust your...

"I have come to trust your expertise, professionalism and honesty, I do appreciate that you have gone the extra mile. In particular you have shown a huge amount of common sense and a measured approach, coupled with doggedness and determination, all of which I believe have been vital factors in reaching the point we have reached."

Client review

"I would also like to express...

"I would also like to express my sincere thanks to you for a job well done over the last five years in working towards a successful outcome for myself and my family... It has been frustratingly slow at times, and there were many barriers and obstacles put in the way, but the final outcome is a credit to your intelligent and diligent work."

Client review

Elspeth explained everything very clearly and...

Elspeth explained everything very clearly and made us feel comfortable.

I am truly amazed by and...

I am truly amazed by and exceedingly happy with the rapid progress being made by you and your team in handling matters on my behalf.

"Elspeth Neilson is very reliable and...

"Elspeth Neilson is very reliable and practical."

The Legal 500

Elspeth explained everything very clearly and...

Elspeth explained everything very clearly and made us feel comfortable.

Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates Client

I would like to thank Elspeth...

I would like to thank Elspeth Neilson for her kindness and professionalism in dealing with all our legal requirements during this difficult period. It has been a pleasure working with her.

Wills, Probate & Disputed Estates Client

Elspeth's assistance and services are much...

Elspeth's assistance and services are much appreciated. Her instructions are clear and she managed the process well despite the many external delays beyond her control.

Wills, Probate and Disputed Estates Client

Elspeth was unfailingly kind, responsive and...

Elspeth was unfailingly kind, responsive and very patient. At times she was like a counsellor. She is a star.

Wills, Probate and Disputed Estates Client

Elspeth’s Reported Cases:

Fischer v Diffley [2013] EWHC 4567 (Ch); [2014] COPLR 212; [2014] WTLR 757

Elspeth represented the Independent Administrator in claims regarding the testamentary capacity of a testatrix suffering with dementia.  The estate involved cross-border issues as well as dealing with various properties and tenants.

Lyons v Kerr-Robinson [2016] EWHC 2137 (Ch)

Elspeth represented the Independent Administrator in claims concerning transfers of money from the deceased’s estate by the former personal representative.

Elspeth's Legal 500 testimonials

Katie de Swarte and Elspeth Neilson...

Katie de Swarte and Elspeth Neilson have both instructed me recently, and both seemed to me to be able to build excellent relationships with their clients and to run their practices very efficiently

Legal 500 2022

Elspeth Neilson – incredibly impressive and hardworking.

Elspeth Neilson – incredibly impressive and hardworking.

Legal 500 2022

Elspeth Neilson is a clever and...

Elspeth Neilson is a clever and efficient solicitor, who gets great client feedback.

Legal 500 2022

Elspeth Neilson is a well-regarded junior...

Elspeth Neilson is a well-regarded junior partner

Legal 500 2022

Contact Elspeth today

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