Our experienced team of lawyers frequently advise clients on all aspects of estate and trust disputes.
- Challenges over Wills being signed in pressured circumstances.
- Challenges over Wills where there are concerns over capacity.
- Disputes between executors/beneficiaries/trustees or administrators.
- Lasting Power of Attorney disputes.
- Removal of executors, administrators or administrators.
- Trust disputes.
- The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975.
- Unexpected contents of the Will, including ‘missing’ beneficiaries.
- Wills and their interpretation and construction.
Our team of lawyers have over 35 years combined experience and have dealt with many trust and probate disputes ranging in value and issue. The team is led by Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution, Rob Adam. Rob holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trusts Disputes and has been practising for over 20 years. The most recent Chambers & Partners UK Guide (2023) praised Rob’s work, with a referee commenting ’He is extremely good with clients, writes excellent and succinct letters, and is a very talented negotiator, particularly in mediations.’
Bee Belby, Associate, joined Greene & Greene in 2022. Bee qualified as a Solicitor in 2016 and is known for her client-oriented and sensitive approach during what is often a stressful and emotional period for her clients. Bee marries this approach with pragmatism and an eye for detail, running her cases in a proactive and dedicated manner.
The team prides itself on not just being experts in this field, but on having an astute approach to developing successful strategies to win cases both inside and outside of the court process.
The most recent edition of The Legal 500 (UK) 2023 listed Greene & Greene’s Contentious Trusts and Probate as a Tier 1 firm within the region. Feedback included: ‘like a breath of fresh air in the world of law firms and they handle clients with sensitivity and professionalism. ‘
The team also works closely with our Top Tier in both Chambers and Legal 500 legal directories, non-contentious Tax, Trusts, Wills and Probate department, who have extensive experience and expertise on the preparation of Wills and the administration of trusts and estates.
Rob Adam has handled every situation with integrity and intelligence, constantly advising on the entire case and matters that the client should be aware of such as costs, but ultimately works with the client and listens to what they want to accomplish and is always trying to find the best solution to matters that arise.
Chambers High Net Worth (2024) guide.
Greene & Greene are a strong team of talented solicitors. The customer service provided to clients is excellent.
Legal 500 (UK) 2023.