Trust and Attorneyship Disputes

Dispute Resolution


Dispute Resolution :

Trust and Attorneyship Disputes

When the relationship of trust which should exist between trustees and beneficiaries breaks down you need expert advice from a specialist lawyer with many years experience of acting for both trustees and beneficiaries.

Particularly when the parties to the conflict are members of the same family disputes can become both bitterly fought and expensive.  We will always try to settle these disputes out of court where that is in your best interests.  Our team includes an ADR Group accredited mediator and a member of the Association of Contentious Trust & Probate Specialists.

We can deal with all types of disputes in this area including:

  • claims against trustees for breach of trust or applications to remove or replace trustees
  • claims for equitable relief in relation to trusts and otherwise
  • recovery of lifetime gifts made as a result of undue influence
  • applications to the Court of Protection in respect of attorneyships
  • applications to vary the terms of a trust or to obtain an order for the sale of trust property
  • actions for a failure by the trustees to act in accordance with their duties e.g. to provide proper trust accounts

To speak to a specialist litigation solicitor about resolving your trust or attorneyship dispute contact us now by calling, emailing or requesting a call back.

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