Alastair Goggins
Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution

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Alastair Goggins

Partner and Head of Dispute Resolution


Alastair is a Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution team.

Alastair has gained considerable experience in trusts, probate and inheritance matters since qualifying 1998, including disputed Wills, claims to remove Executors or Trustees, Breach of Trust cases and Inheritance Act claims.  Alastair regularly acts for charities, executors 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 also handles a wide range of property-related disputes, particularly those involving commercial property, including rent arrears claims, possession cases, claims for breaches of covenant, dilapidations claims and renewal proceedings.

Inheritance Disputes Experience

Legal Directories and Awards

Alastair was praised in the 2019 Legal 500 rankings as a Leading Individual for contentious trusts and probate and “has a thorough knowledge of the law in this technically complex area, but also understands the commercial realities of the case and the client’s practical requirements, enabling him to give the best possible advice”. Alastair was also recommended for charities and not-for-profit as the practice is “excellent in all areas”, with clients singling out Alastair for his “prompt responses and understanding of clients’ needs – he communicates in plain English and keeps clients updated”.

Memberships and Professional Bodies

Qualified in 1998.

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