Litigation

Trust Disputes

Sinclair Gibson LLP acts for both trustees and beneficiaries of substantial domestic and offshore trusts. We advise our trustee/beneficiary clients in relation to:

Internal beneficiary/family disputes.

Bringing or defending claims against trustees for breach of trust/fiduciary duty.

Advising on the provision of information by trustees to beneficiaries.

Ancillary relief claims in the High Court which affect trust structures and, where appropriate, involving the Family department in the advice.

Inland Revenue tax investigations involving the Private Client department where appropriate.

Litigation involving minors and unborns where partners can act as litigation friends.

Applications to vary the terms of trusts both onshore and offshore.

Rectification applications.

We are authorised to conduct appeals before the Judicial Committee of Her Majesty’s Privy Council.

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