Probate & Estates

Linenhall Chambers specialist team of barristers are widely recognised for their experience and expertise in all aspects of probate and estates, providing advice and representation for beneficiaries, executors, trustees and other parties in both contentious and non-contentious probate matters.

Our caring and approachable barristers work closely with clients to help them navigate through what is often a highly sensitive and emotionally charged matter in a complex area of law. They provide support to clients in a manner which gives respect to the sensitivity of the case and indeed the emotional needs of the client and their wider family.

Our team utilises the breadth of their experience to assist clients in relation to wills, intestacy, Inheritance Act claims and wider private client litigation.

Advice can be provided on the full breadth of issues arising in this area including:

  • The validity of wills and their interpretation and execution
  • Applications to remove executors or trustees
  • Deeds of variation
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • The administration of Estates & Trusts including in relation to lifetime gifts and assignments
  • Drafting and construction of intended or existing trust schemes
  • Powers of Attorney, receiverships and deputyships
  • Trusts and ownership of property including proprietary estoppel
  • Undue influence

Linenhall’s barristers work with a broad spectrum of clients including high net worth individuals, agricultural and rural clients and families affected by disputes arising from the legacy left by a family member. They provide representation at Court, deliver advocacy and assist with settling disputes through mediation and alternative dispute resolution.

Our team work with clients across England and Wales, particularly in the North West and North and Mid Wales. The team includes a number of Welsh speakers able to conduct cases in Welsh.

Need legal advice?

Speak to one of our experienced clerks about your case.

Get in touch

Our specialists in Probate & Estates

You may also be interested in:

Accreditations and awards

Linenhall Chambers and its members are regulated by the Bar Standards Board.