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International Trusts and Estates Disputes

Even with careful planning, trust and estates disputes can and do arise. Whether you are a UK resident beneficiary of a trust holding assets offshore, or a Trustee of a non-resident trust governed by English law or a trust which holds assets in the UK, we can help.

Sectors and Services

International Trusts and Estates Disputes

What we do:

Our experienced team of dispute resolution specialists will navigate the particular challenges posed by disputes with an international dimension.

We work closely with our international network of contacts and advisers to ensure that we can deliver outcomes that take full account of the competing laws in other jurisdictions.

We can help with:

  • Domicile disputes
  • Tracing claims
  • Claims attacking or defending the validity of a trust
  • Forensic tax analysis of UK trusts
  • Issue and service of proceedings in the UK on trustees resident overseas
  • Bringing and defending claims to remove or replace trustees
  • Bringing and defending breach of trust actions
  • Seeking the Court’s approval of trustees’ actions (blessing applications)
  • Applications for Beddoe relief
  • Applications to set aside transfers into or out of a trust
  • Trustees’ responses to beneficiaries’ requests for information
  • Applications to vary the terms of a trust under the Variation of Trusts Act 1958
  • Trusts and divorce

Our Offices

London
One Bartholomew Close
London
EC1A 7BL

Cambridge
50/60 Station Road
Cambridge
CB1 2JH

Reading
The Anchorage, 34 Bridge Street
Reading RG1 2LU

Southampton
Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Square
Southampton SO15 2BE

 

Reading
The Anchorage, 34 Bridge Street
Reading RG1 2LU

Southampton
Grosvenor House, Grosvenor Square
Southampton SO15 2BE

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