Wills, Estates & Family Provision

Members have a broad and unrivalled expertise in dealing with both contentious and non-contentious wills, probate and estate administration matters. Typical work includes:

  • drafting wills and deeds of variation
  • challenges to the validity of wills
  • the construction of wills
  • rectification
  • questions of domicile
  • estate planning
  • post-death tax planning
  • claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • questions arising during the administration of estates
  • allegations of breach of duty or devastavit against personal representatives
  • administration actions
  • removal of personal representatives
  • claims by and against estates
  • estates with Lloyds' interests
  • applications for directions and guidance from the court
  • estates involving a foreign element

Members' work includes UK and international estates of all sizes.

Please consult clerks