Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution
T: 01635 508127
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Alastair is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution team at Gardner Leader.
Alastair has considerable experience in trusts, probate and inheritance matters and acts on behalf of national charities, local charities and schools. Alastair advises in relation to disputed Wills, claims to remove Executors or Trustees, Breach of Trust cases and Inheritance Act claims. He regularly acts for charities, executors, trustees and beneficiaries in claims found in the Court of Protection and the High Court. He offers charities clarity of thought and is well versed in finding practical solutions to intractable problems. Alastair also has experience in advising other not for profit organisation on all areas of litigation including independent schools.
Alastair was praised again in Legal 500 (2016) as a “Leading Individual” for contentious trusts and probate and someone who leads the ‘forward-thinking’ team and is singled out as ‘a sound tactician’.
In his spare time, Alastair is a keen cyclist, runner and open water swimmer.
Relevant work experience
- Acting for a number of charities in defending a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
- Charity Law Association
- Institute of Legacy Management
- Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.