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Contentious Trusts and Estates

Jonathan Shankland and Dominic Green are prominent practitioners, along with Nigel West, who is noted for his advice to wealthy clients on their personal and corporate litigation matters. Legal 500 2021

We act on behalf of executors, administrators, beneficiaries and dependants and our work frequently involves high value and complex trusts and estates in the UK and overseas.

We advise on all aspects of contentious trusts and estates including:

  • Claims for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Challenging wills on various grounds including a lack of capacity, undue influence and ineffective execution
  • Applications to remove or substitute personal representatives
  • Negligent execution of a will/administration of an estate
  • Breach of trust
  • Negligent trustees

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