Trusts

Our Trusts Expertise

Tanfield’s Trusts team deliver the highest quality legal expertise across a wide range of contentious and non-contentious Trusts matters.

From the construction, drafting and rectification of trust documents through to matters relating to the scope of powers and duties of trustees, the removal and replacement of trustees, breach of trust and tracing claims, Tanfield’s barristers are known for their ability to combine sensitivity with commercial understanding.

Tanfield is known, in particular, for its innovative cross-disciplinary Trusts team – with members sharing both knowledge and experience across a wide range of trust-related matters, most specifically those linked to Real Property, Children & Financial Claims, Matrimonial Finance & Divorce, TOLATA, Wills, Probate & Intestacy, Court of Protection and Commercial Disputes.

Tanfield’s Professional Negligence experts are particularly well-versed in handling complex matters concerning claims against trust and estates professionals.

Our Trusts Clients

With a wealth of experience in representing settlors, trustees, beneficiaries, business partners and family members, Tanfield’s barristers are equally comfortable receiving instructions directly or through professional clients, including accountants, banks and financial institutions.

Our Trusts Barristers


Timothy Polli QC

Call 1997 Silk 2018

Charles Joseph

Call 1980

Michael Bailey

Call 1986

John Buck

Call 1987

Chris Maynard

Call 1988

Gerald Wilson

Call 1989

Marc Glover

Call 1999

Adrian Carr

Call 1999

Estelle Lear

Call 2006

Michael Walsh

Call 2006

Gwyn Evans

Call 2007

Niraj Modha

Call 2010

Chloe Sheridan

Call 2015

Practice Managers

Zoe Bluck
Senior Practice Manager

+44 (0) 20 7421 5300
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Billy Forecast
Senior Practice Manager

+44 (0) 20 7421 5300
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Richard Powell
Senior Practice Manager

+44 (0) 20 7421 5300
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Alex Southern
Senior Practice Manager

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