Our talented and solution-driven team excels in providing advice on trust disputes and resolving conflicts involving trustees, beneficiaries and other parties; employing alternative dispute resolution methods or representing clients in court when necessary. Whether it is breach of trust, contested wills or fiduciary duties, Appleby’s trust dispute solicitors and lawyers offer invaluable advice, ensuring clients can navigate the intricate world of trust disputes with confidence.
This expertise is borne out with numerous top tier rankings for dispute resolution across our global offices in highly respected legal directories such as Chambers and Partners, and The Legal 500.
“Appleby comprises ‘a deep pool of professional capability’ offering ‘outstanding’ advice and ‘highly effective’ advocacy in multi-jurisdictional commercial litigation and trust disputes”
– The Legal 500 (2023)
Trust disputes legal advice
As family and other wealth arrangements become more complex, trustees and beneficiaries are frequently drawn into disputes which lead to court proceedings. With that in mind, we are committed to delivering the highest possible level of client service and regularly work together across our global locations to provide expert multi-jurisdictional advice on international trust disputes.
Indeed, our trust dispute solicitors, attorneys and lawyers have significant experience in all aspects of the law, including:
- Validation and administration of trusts, including the consideration of sham trusts, constructive trusteeship and tracing claims
- Bringing or defending actions against trustees for breach of trust
- Resolving disputes among beneficiaries or between them and trustees
- Representation of minor and unascertained beneficiaries
- Applications for court approval for the variation or resettlement of trusts
- Applications to court for directions by trustees or beneficiaries
Find trust disputes lawyers
Are you looking for legal advice on trust disputes? Appleby’s expert trust dispute attorneys and lawyers can provide the guidance you need. With their deep understanding of trust law across multiple offshore locations, strategic approach, and track record of success, they offer comprehensive assistance in resolving complex trust disputes, protecting your interests and achieving optimal results.
Representative work IN TRUST DISPUTES
What is a trust dispute?
A trust dispute is any disagreement relating to the administration of a trust. It may involve issues such as interpretation of trust terms, breach of fiduciary duties, challenges to trustee actions, claims by beneficiaries or disputes over trust assets.
Can you dispute a trust?
Yes, it is possible to dispute a trust through legal means. Trust disputes can arise due to various reasons such as breach of trust, contested provisions, undue influence or allegations of mismanagement.