Katie joined the dispute resolution team at Morr & Co in 2020. Since qualifying, Katie has gained broad experience in her area and has been successful in pursuing and defending claims both through and outside of the Courts. Katie’s practice involves complex contentious trusts and probate disputes as well as contentious Court of Protection matters.
Katie is a specialist in disputes surrounding the validity of wills, the administration of deceased estates, breach of trust, family property arrangements, the removal of executors/trustees. Katie also brings and defends claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. She represents clients in contentious applications to the Court of Protection involving statutory wills, deputyships and those involving the conduct of attorneys including financial abuse. Katie has a passion for disputes involving vulnerable individuals and understands the complex family relationships that revolve around such issues.
Katie is a skilled communicator and is able to focus on the key issues. She is adept at finding sensible and creative solutions to legal issues.
Katie has been noted in the Legal 500 for her work in this area. Katie is a Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Solicitors (ACTAPS)
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Katie is a keen gardener and has an allotment that she enjoys looking after with her young family.
Luke was friendly, efficient and quick to answer queries. When related issues arose, he provided helpful advice and direction.
I would not hesitate recommending [you] Julie was extremely efficient, made sure that both our sale and purchase remained on track
I would highly recommend Julie Taylor to undertake conveyancing, she made the process straight forward and as low stress as it could be.
Julie Taylor patiently and diligently worked her way through various unexpected obstacles in what should have been a simple sale
Sometimes words do not match the gratitude felt for a job well managed, & completed. Kindness & courtesy underpinned our experience
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This was a walk in the park! ... Morrisons and Julie were friendly, approachable , prompt and efficient. Could not have been better served.
Julie Taylor gave me excellent support with my new house purchase and i would wholeheartedly recommend her.
Julie took all the hassle out of the process and everything ran smoothly and efficiently.
It was a pleasure to deal with [Julie] She responded quickly and clearly each time we had a question or were completing required information.
Very pleased with the way our needs were met by Katherine Purton... very helpful especially in this difficult time of COVID
Very happy with the service, very speedy responses and overall outcome. Thank you!