Legacy Disputes

We can advise and represent not for profit organisations where there is a dispute concerning a legacy left to them, whilst limiting the risk of any adverse PR.

Our team has a proven track record of resolving complex legacy disputes in favour of not for profit organisations, to include:

Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975

Challenges to the validity of Wills (including claims on the grounds of lack of testamentary capacity, undue influence, and fraud)

Applications concerning the interpretation and construction of Wills

Disputes concerning missing or lost Wills

Proprietary estoppel claims

Professional negligence claims (as disappointed beneficiaries, or arising out of negligent advice regarding trusts, wills and estates)

Executor/trustee disputes

Cy-près applications

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