Disputes Concerning Wills
The disputes that we deal with inevitably involve issues which are highly emotional and of very great importance to the individuals concerned. The law in this area is complex. We provide a friendly and sympathetic service to our clients in order to ease their journey towards a resolution of the dispute in which they have become involved. Our advice is practical and pragmatic. Wills, trusts & estate disputes (also known as contentious trust and probate) describes a wide range of specialist work in the following areas:
The team is led by Guy Perkins, and assisted by Candy Stockton. Guy is also a specialist Court of Protection practitioner. They work closely with a number of selected Barristers who are also experts in the field of Wills, trusts & estates disputes, so that when circumstances require it, there is immediate access to additional expertise and resources.
The Firm has a large and highly regarded Private Client team who deal with Wills, trusts, the administration of estates and tax issues so that we also have a wide range of additional resources within the Firm that we can call upon as required.
Guy is a member of ACTAPS (Association of Contentious Trust & Probate Practitioners). He is listed as a 'Leader in the Field' by independent legal guide, Chambers UK, and the team is recognised for their expertise in the current edition of The Legal 500.
Candy is qualified as an Associate Member of ACTAPS and is recommended in the current edition of The Legal 500.
Please follow the links below to view our summaries of some cases in which we have been involved, which are designed to highlight scenarios where we would strongly recommend that you come to speak to us regarding Wills, trusts and estate disputes. The case studies do not provide an exhaustive list, but we recommend getting in touch if you: