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, interpreting the trust deed, or issues with difficult trustees or feuding beneficiaries.
Whether you are a trustee faced with a claim from beneficiaries or a third party, a trustee with issues relating to how to properly administer a trust, or a beneficiary with concerns over how a trust is being administered, our trust dispute team can help.
We advise both beneficiaries or other individuals and trust companies on a range of issues, including:
- issues regarding the administration of a trust;
- claims by or against the trustee;
- queries regarding trust assets;
- disputes between trustees;
- disputes between beneficiaries;
- variation of trusts; and
- removing a trustee from office
As family arrangements become more complex, trustees and beneficiaries are frequently being drawn into disputes which lead to court proceedings. Our team of advocates have a vast amount of collective experience in handling complex trust disputes. We act for many different types of client from corporate trustees to protectors , to non professional trustees of private family trusts, high net worth individuals and settlors and legal and accounting intermediaries.
Why choose Simcocks?
Simcocks’ contentious and non contentious advocates have been consistently recognised as leaders in the field of trusts law on the Isle of Man.