Emily Bueno is an Associate in the Private Wealth Disputes Team in the Private department.
Emily has experience in a wide range of disputes relating to trusts, the administration of estates, the validity of Wills, international succession, claims for financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, lifetime gifts and mental capacity. Her work frequently has an international, multi-jurisdictional element. Emily is experienced in alternative dispute resolution, including arbitration and mediation.
Emily is member of ConTrA (the Contentious Trusts Association) and a student member of ACTAPS.
Emily is also a trustee of Able Child Africa and a supervisor on the SPITE project (advising the victims of revenge porn).
- Acting on behalf of a beneficiary of three family trusts collectively worth several billion dollars in a multi-jurisdictional trust arbitration claim involving injunctive proceedings.
- Acting on behalf of two beneficiaries of an estate worth several million pounds in respect of a Will challenge they brought on the grounds of lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence and fraudulent calumny.
- Acting on behalf of three beneficiaries of a significant estate in respect of a Will challenge they brought on the grounds of lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence and want of knowledge and approval that was successfully mediated.
- Advising the beneficiary of an estate in relation to a claim for financial provision pursuant to the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act 1975.
Associate, Mishcon de Reya LLP
Trainee Solicitor, Payne Hicks Beach
Kaplan Law School, Legal Practice Course (Distinction)
University of Bristol, M.A. in Law (Distinction; highest performing student on both years of the course)
Trinity College, Dublin M. Phil. in Popular Literature (Distinction; highest performing student on the course)
University of Newcastle upon Tyne, B.A. (Hons) in English Literature (1st Class)