Louise Sackey

Associate - Dispute Resolution

Direct Line: 01283 526235
E-Mail: louise.sackey@elselaw.co.uk

Louise Sackey is an Associate Solicitor in Dispute Resolution at Else Solicitors in Burton on Trent.

Louise has considerable experience in all areas of commercial, private and property litigation with a specialism in Contentious Probate. This includes:-

  1. Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975;
  2. Claims against Trustees and Executors;
  3. Executor and Trustee Disputes;
  4. Contesting Wills on the basis of lack of capacity, lack of want of knowledge and approval and undue influence; and
  5. Beneficial interest claims.

Louise’s specialism in probate disputes is complimented with significant experience in property litigation including beneficial interest and proprietary estoppel. Louise also regularly advises upon contractual, professional negligence and insolvency disputes.

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Notable Cases

Louise’s most notable work includes:

  1. Successfully resolving Trustees disputes with a number of Trustees:
  2. Successfully settling a TLATA claim valued at around £300,000 at mediation;
  3. Acting for both children and spouses in claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975;
  4. Advising upon professional negligence claims where a third party action is also pursued or defended at the same time;
  5. Successfully pursuing an environmental search provider in respect of a negligent Environmental Search;
  6. Advising upon a nuisance claim in respect of a Footballs club’s Training Academy;
  7. Settling a claim against the UK Border Agency for damages for false imprisonment in excess of £50,000; and
  8. Obtaining a court order for a Trustee in Bankruptcy in respect of land situated in India.

Interests

Louise is a very keen traveler and takes every opportunity to visit new places, with and without her young family in tow. She enjoying baking and cooking authentic cuisines. Louise openly admits that her enthusiasm for cooking may not quite match her abilities just yet.