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Disputes often arise in relation to trusts, whether that be a trust created under a Will or under a formal trust deed. A trust dispute is any dispute relating to the administration or running of a trust, whether it involves a dispute over the value of assets, how trust funds are being used or dealing with difficult trustees or beneficiaries.
The law on trusts can seem confusing. Modern trusts are now governed by the provisions of the Trustee Act, 2000, however, any trusts created before that act came into force have a different set of rules that apply to them.
Our contentious probate team are leaders and experts in relation to trust disputes. Our team includes a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists and have acted for numerous clients across the country, whether they be trustees faced with a claim or beneficiaries bringing a claim, for advice call us on 0203 816 9314.
The claims are referred to as breach of trust claims.