Open Correspondence is any email, letter, phone call or meeting which is not “without prejudice“. All open correspondence can be referred to in tribunal in front of a judge. Usually ‘open’ letters between two parties will be outright denials of liability. At the same time ‘without prejudice’ letters are sent saying “just in case we are wrong about the case, then we offer you £x in full and final settlement.”

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Rachel is an accredited member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, and joined the firm as a trainee in 1991. She initially worked within our Litigation Department where she gained considerable experience in dealing with contentious matters such as disputes over Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney. As well as preparing the aforementioned, she deals with Estate Administration and Court of Protection orders.

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