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Inheritance Act Disputes

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Our barristers offer detailed advice, conduct of proceedings (including representation at mediation or in negotiations) and the drafting of all relevant documents, for both contentious and non-contentious work.

Building on the strength of our experience, our expertise includes:

  • Contentious Probate – Dealing with upholding or challenging the validity of wills Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Administration of Estates – Covering all issues relating to the administration of estates, including the construction of wills, identity of beneficiaries, deductibility of expenses or debts, ascertainment of assets and the like, whether contentious or non-contentious. Also, tax liability of estates and the burden of tax together with all aspects of PGO jurisdiction.
  • Trusts – Work including construction of trust deeds, powers and duties of trustees, drafting of trust deeds, deeds of appointment (both of assets and trustees) and vesting orders. Representation in contentious matters, such as breach of trust and tracing claims, variation of trust applications. This further includes trusts of land (including proprietary estoppel claims). All aspects of charitable trusts and pensions are also covered.
  • Tax – Advice and representation on all aspects of direct and indirect taxation, including tax planning and VAT.

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Expertise

      Inheritance Act Disputes Barristers

      Abid Mahmood

      Call 1992

      Angus Burden

      Call 1994

      Gurprit Mattu

      Call 2007

      Rowena Meager

      Call 2007

      Emma Williams

      Call 2012

      Samir Amin

      Call 2015

      Jason Perrin

      Call 2015

      Adam Porte

      Call 2015

      Annie Townley

      Call 2018

      Greg Leckey

      Call 2022

      Inheritance Act Disputes Clerks

      Danny Griffiths

      Director of Clerking (Birmingham)

      Jordan Zaza

      Business & Property Clerk

      Daniel Birch

      Business & Property Clerk

      Olivia McIntyre

      Business & Property Clerk

      Tyrese Henderson-Mfubisha

      Business & Property Clerk

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      Clerk Team

      Danny Griffiths

      Director of Clerking (Birmingham)

      danielg@no5.com

      07960 831815

      Jordan Zaza

      Business & Property Clerk

      jordanz@no5.com

      Daniel Birch

      Business & Property Clerk

      danielbirch@no5.com

      Olivia McIntyre

      Business & Property Clerk

      oliviam@no5.com

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