Inheritance, Contentious Probate & Trusts Barristers
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Probate and estate issues are often difficult and sensitive problems involving family. All aspects of contentious probate are dealt with by barristers in the group including Inheritance Act claims, validity of wills, capacity and undue influence. Trinity’s barristers are able to deal with property and inheritance issues as well as estates involving businesses.
Members of the Group have particular experience of Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claims acting for dependents and also on behalf of estates. They deal with issues relating to Lasting Powers of Attorney, Enduring Powers of Attorney and the role of Deputies.
Chambers’ members have experience across the range of trust issues whether involving a trust instrument and administration, implied or constructive trust situations and trusts of land.
Members of the Group have experience of providing Section 48 advice and securing directions from the court in appropriate cases.
Individuals have specific expertise in dealing with Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996 claims including where this overlaps with family and/or business issues.
In addition to significant traditional litigation work, Trinity’s commercial and Chancery barristers deal with non-contentious work including drafting, contract reviews, general “know how”, written opinions and advice.
Members of the group regularly speak across the breadth of topical legal issues and particular issues which require training. In house training can be arranged and the group regularly runs seminars to lawyers at all levels of experience.