Ragan is a Partner who has over 15 years experience dealing with disputes. She is both an experienced litigation solicitor and a mediator. Ragan’s experience enables her to quickly identify where you stand, what your requirements are, what your options are and how best to achieve the outcome you want. Ragan understands that not everyone wants to go to court and she is able to advise how best to avoid it. If court action is required she can take a tough approach.
Ragan advises across a full range of disputes but has particular expertise in wills, trusts and inheritance disputes, property and landlord and tenant disputes, together with negligence claims arising out of those areas.
Ragan is one of only a small number of lawyers who has been appointed as a Member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500. Ragan is an Affiliate Member of STEP , as well as, a member of the STEP Contentious Trusts and Estates Special Interest Group.
Ragan is a member of the Property Litigation Association and her expertise is recognised by the Leasehold Advisory Service. Ragan is a qualified Civil and Commercial Mediator accredited by the ADR Group.
Ragan’s expertise is acknowledged by her inclusion in the authoritative legal directory Chambers & Partners.
Chambers UK (2020 edition)
“Ragan Montgomery of LCF Law tackles disputes concerning wills, trusts and inheritance, and also represents clients in property litigation. “She’s excellent, really nice and very down to earth. She’s very sensible,” observes a fellow solicitor, who adds: “I’d happily refer to her.” “I really rate Ragan,” says an interviewee, who also says that “she’s a really good litigator and just really nice to deal with.“
Outside of LCF Law, Ragan is a mentor for the Prince’s Trust Charity Mosaic programme where she meets Bradford schoolchildren and works on their confidence to achieve their aspirations.