Alison Morris


Alison Morris is a partner in the Probate & Estate Administration team. She specialises in probate, wills, powers of attorney, advance decisions, Court of Protection and elderly client work.

She is chairman of the Trustees of the T H Russell Charitable Trust which provides for the care of the elderly and a trustee of a local charity The Harnham Water Meadows Trust. She joined the firm in 2007.

Recent highlights

  • Application to the Court of Protection for a Statutory Third Codicil to rectify an error in a will;
  • Advice re application to the Court for the withdrawal of life sustaining treatment on behalf of the family of a severely brain damaged patient;
  • Obtaining a limited Grant  Ad Colligenda Bona  to protect assets in an estate with a disputed will;
  • Application to the Court for the investment of funds and the appointment of another trustee to sell the family home to fund care fees;
  • Successful Retrospective Continuing Health Care Claim for the refund of care fees from the NHS for a self-funding client. 

Alison is a member of STEP, SFE, COPPA and is an associate member of ACTAPS. She has spoken at different seminars concerning Court of Protection work and powers of attorney, and on bereavement. Alison has also been published in articles for the Saturday Times and Salisbury Life, concerning the proposed probate rise in fees and top care tips. 

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