Private Client

Private Client & Tax

Our Private client team have extensive expertise in Private Client and Tax work. This includes family asset and governance structure planning, estate planning, probate, inheritance disputes, the administration of estates and trust disputes. Members of chambers receive instructions to advise, conduct proceedings and draft documents (for both contentious and non-contentious work) in these areas.

 

Whatever the level of complexity of our clients’ assets and wishes, we pride ourselves on listening and then providing fast, responsive and accurate advice. We are flexible and practical in everything we do and cut through complexity.

 

Our members often appear in the High Court Chancery Division in inheritance and contentious probate disputes.

 

We advise lay and professional clients alike.

Our areas of specialism include:

  • Administration of Estate
  • Contentious probate disputes
  • Court of Protection
  • Deeds of Variation
  • Disputes arising out of loans and financial instruments
  • Establishing beneficial ownership of assets
  • Forgery and fraud
  • Inheritance Act claims
  • International Wills
  • Trusts

This set comes recommended for its members' expertise in children and matrimonial finance matters. The children cases range across both public and private law work, and include those concerning non-accidental injury, sexual abuse and fabricated illness. On the financial side, the set's barristers demonstrate the ability to act in substantial financial remedies cases as well as Schedule 1 and TOLATA matters.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2020

Specialising in matrimonial finance and children matters. Members appear in the regional courts as well as the High Court and the Court of Appeal. They often act in financial remedy proceedings relating to farms, companies, properties and other assets. In addition they are adept at dealing with serious child care allegations including physical abuse and death.

~ Chambers UK Bar Guide 2019

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