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Specialisms & expertise

• Contentious probate and trust disputes, including challenges to the validity of wills and trust documents
• Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
• Advising Executors and beneficiaries in relation to contentious estate and trust administration issues
• Property disputes involving claims of constructive trust and/or proprietary estoppel
• Disputes concerning lifetime gifts
• Disputes concerning attorneys and deputies

Client stories & examples of work

• Acting in high value claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, including settling claims within court proceedings and through the use of Alternative Dispute Resolution
• Settling an out of time claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
• Application to the court for an order directing Executors as to how to distribute an estate
• Assisting an Administrator in administering a multi-million pound insolvent estate, with multiple contentious issues concerning property and business interests of the deceased

Types of client

• Beneficiaries
• Executors/Trustees
• Charities
• Those who wish to make or defend a probate/trust dispute claim

Achievements & other appointments

James is a full member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and is a registered Contentious Trust and Probate Specialist. He is also a Trustee at Maidstone & Mid-Kent Mind.

Profile

James qualified as a solicitor in 2011 at a local Kent based firm. He worked as a private client solicitor specialising in estate administrations and will drafting and in the last couple of years has focused on advising in contentious matters within this area of law.

The communication, attitude and professionalism was exceptional from James. He was very helpful and understood exactly why we needed legal assistance. He spent a lot of time getting to know us and advising us. We got the best outcome possible and he was very helpful.  

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