Adam advises on contentious trust and probate matters – both offshore and in England and Wales. He has been involved in a number of contentious trust cases in offshore jurisdictions – dealing with issues which include jurisdiction, sham trusts, breach of trust, and beneficiary rights of information.
Adam also has a wide experience of contentious probate matters having worked on disputes arising out of lifetime transactions, contested grants, rectification and construction claims, validity disputes, claims against personal representatives, the removal of executors and trustees, proprietary estoppel and constructive trust questions, Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 cases, will drafting disputes. He also has experience in disputes involving mental capacity, such as Court of Protection and Power of Attorney matters.
Adam trained at Farrer & Co and qualified into the firm's Private Client team – where he focused on tax advice for UK and international clients, estate planning, advising Trustees of offshore and onshore trusts and domestic and international wills and probate – before specialising in contentious trusts & estates.