Ms Rebecca Welman

Rebecca Welman

Lawyer biography

Rebecca is an associate in our Dispute Resolution team. 

Rebecca joined Forsters as a trainee in September 2016 and qualified as a solicitor in 2018.

Rebecca studied Theology & Religious Studies at Bristol University.  She completed the GDL and LPC at The University of Law.


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Court U-turn in approach to 'out of time' inheritance act claims
United Kingdom | 04 April 2019

Shortly after rejecting a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act outside the statutory six-month time limit, the High Court of Justice allowed a claim to be brought 25 years and nine months after the deadline. As the statutory deadline had passed, the court exercised its discretion in favour of the claimant based on, among other things, the merits of her claim and the fact that refusing the application would leave her with no benefit from the estate and effectively homeless.