Marissa Allen

Senior Associate

Private Client

Marissa advises on a range of Private Client matters including the preparation of wills and LPAs, estate and tax planning, and trust administration.

Marissa has a particular interest in estate administration, assisting family members and executors with both simple and complex estates.

She started her training contract with DMH Stallard in 2017 and qualified as a Solicitor in 2019.

She joined the firm in 2013 after graduating from the University of York, and completed her Legal Practice Course (LPC) with distinction at the University of Guildford whilst working as a Paralegal.

Recent articles

Media spotlight

DMH Stallard noted as one of the best firms for championing women writes about the number of female professionals ranked in leading legal directory Legal500, with DMH Stallard holding 14 rankings across 20+ departments in the latest edition.



Controversy surrounds remote Will witnessing amidst rising inheritance disputes

The once lawful practice of remotely witnessing Wills is to be removed due to a surge in contentious inheritance disputes



£5,000 fine if you’re in hot water with HMRC and don’t even know it?

Three common scenarios that require registration with the Trust Registration Service (TRS) established by HMRC that you may have missed.



Tax change has a knock-on effect on gifts to charities abroad

Gifts to any charity in the EU or European Economic Area no longer qualify for a relief commonly granted to UK charities