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Lynsey Harrison


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Lynsey "works very hard to get the best possible result for her client, is very sensitive and has a lot of empathy, and is very good on the detail." (Chambers UK)

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 "She's been doing contentious private client work for a long time. She knows her stuff well. Clients like her a lot as she is down-to-earth and easy to talk to."  Lynsey is "professional, knowledgeable and has the ability to deal with the varied clients."  (Chambers UK 2019)

Head of Contentious Private Client 

A Partner working with clients across Leeds, Yorkshire and the North of England, Lynsey head's up our contentious private client team regularly advising on complex cases surrounding all aspects of contentious probate. 

If you have a question for Lynsey please drop her an email  - lynsey.harrison@clarionsolicitors.com

“I really care about my clients and will always work hard to understand the bigger picture, and the personal relationships behind the dispute. Using my technical know-how and emotional intelligence I make sure my clients are not just well looked after but win. Renowned for my expertise, I know when to be assertive using tactics to my clients’ benefit and also when to be more geared towards brokering an early settlement.

“I deal with a wide range of disputes concerning individuals’ estates both before and after their death."

Lynsey has been named ACTAPS (The Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists)Contentious Solicitor of the Year 2015 which is a fabulous achievement.

“It is a real honour to be one of just three lawyers in the entire UK to be put forward for this top national award, particularly as the shortlist is chosen by leading experts in this specialist area of law,” commented Lynsey.

Career Path

  • 1996 Plymouth University, Awarded upper second class honours law degree
  • 1998 Nottingham Law School, Awarded commendation for Legal Practice Course
  • 1998 Paralegal at Eversheds
  • 1999 Training Contract with Eversheds
  • 2001 Qualified and joined Clarion
  • 2006 Became a senior associate at Clarion
  • 2016 Promoted to Legal Director
  • 2017 Promoted to Partner

I have the greatest respect for her professional skills and understanding.

Chambers UK 2019

Practice head Lynsey Harrison has been considered 'a leading probate litigator' in the region.

Legal 500 2018

Lynsey is really good and has strong local reputation. She is knowledgeable about recent developments in the practice area.

Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2017

I have been very pleased with the service we received from Lynsey Harrison, Head of Contentious Private Client, Legal Director with Clarion Solicitors. Lynsey gave clear, sound advice and support on a complex cross-border matter. She is approachable, dependable and provides excellent customer service.

The Chief Social Work Officer, Moray Council

She is strong, entrepreneurial and a good business developer.

Chambers UK 2016