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Estate Litigation

Estate and trust challenges are characterized by complicated and frequently unclear areas of law which often involve parties who are struggling with the emotion of family conflict.   During such difficult times it is important to have experienced, trustworthy counsel at your side.

Barriston has experienced, respected lawyers who are committed to fulfilling the needs of our clients. Our estate litigation lawyers maintain a common sense, flexible approach supporting our clients in dealing with complex, often  changing legal issues.

Our firm advises and represents clients in matters of:

  • Will challenges
  • Will defence
  • Dependant support claims
  • Interpretation of wills and trusts
  • Passing of accounts
  • Mediation and Alternative dispute resolution
  • Quantum meruit claims
  • Unjust enrichment
  • Challenges to powers of attorney
  • Power of attorney defence
  • Guardianship Applications

Our clients come from a variety of backgrounds, requiring a variety of legal representation. Our lawyers can provide advice, assist in mediation or aggressively represent our clients in estate litigation.


Our Estate Litigation Team

Barrie Hayes

David Harris-Lowe