Davina is a partner in our Dispute Resolution Cornwall team based primarily in the St Austell office. She is deputy team leader of the Dispute Resolution Cornwall team.
Davina qualified as a solicitor in November 1990 after gaining an LLB (Hons) Law Degree from the University of London (QMC) and joined Stephens Scown in March 2010 after working in the City of London since qualification.
Davina acts for a variety of clients including beneficiaries, executors, trustees and potential claimants who instruct her within the firm’s Inheritance and Trusts Disputes team. Instructions range from assisting individuals with:
This work involves High Court, County Court and Court of Protection proceedings. Davina has also represented clients in mediations.
Davina is a member of ACTAPS (the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists) and the Law Society and Cornwall Law Society. She is also a director of and board member of Cornwall Chamber of Commerce.
Outside of work, Davina plays the piano and is a member of The Three Spires Singers (an auditioned choir affiliated with Truro Cathedral), which is one of the leading choirs in the south west. She also enjoys reading historical novels (the medieval and Tudor periods in particular) and visiting historic places of interest in the UK and abroad; and spending time with her family.