Rebecca Welman


The Law Society

Rebecca Welman

Associate, Dispute Resolution

Rebecca is an Associate in the Dispute Resolution team, specialising in contentious trusts and estates and art litigation.

She advises on a wide range of UK and international trusts disputes, as well as contentious matters involving wills and estates, acting for both professionals and private individuals. Rebecca also advises on contentious Court of Protection matters, including statutory will and deputyship applications and disputes involving attorneys.

Art litigation is a key and growing part of Rebecca’s practice and she assists with running the firm’s Art Group. She acts for clients operating in the art market, such as collectors, auction houses and galleries, on a broad range of disputes, including those concerning title, authenticity and breach of contract. Rebecca is currently studying for the Diploma in Art Law at the Institute of Art & Law.

Rebecca was awarded a first class degree in Theology and Religious Studies from Bristol University, before obtaining distinctions in the GDL and LPC at BPP and the University of Law respectively. She was nominated by the University of Law for, and was subsequently awarded, the Westminster and Holborn Law Society's Gamlen prize on the basis of the criteria "of being the most promising candidate on the LPC run within the Society's area".

She joined Forsters as a Trainee in September 2016 and qualified as a Solicitor in September 2018.

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