Trust Disputes.

Trust Dispute Solicitor & Probate Disputes.

If a dispute arises over the administration of an estate, it can seriously affect the relationships between the beneficiaries and personal representatives involved.

Our specialist lawyers have extensive experience of dealing with disputes and often resolve things quickly and amicably. But should that not be the case, we have the necessary expertise to apply to the court for another order.

Lanyon Bowdler is one of the leading law firms in Shropshire to introduce a range of pricing options – which includes fixed fees and service level guarantees.

Claire Vale, associate solicitor, is the head of our contentious probate department and is a member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) – along with only one other contentious probate solicitor in the local area.

Testimonials

What our clients say.

Since dealing with Lanyon Bowdler they have been diligent, efficient and at all times very helpful along with being structured in dealing with matters, fees and clarity on all levels. Thank you.

Michael
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I was clearly informed of progress step by step. The service you provided was very good.

Peter Weston
Shrewsbury

All work carried out effectively and efficiently.

Hubert Jones
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An excellent service with solicitors that you can talk to and who give you a clear understanding of all necessary legal implications and interpretations.

Eric
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From start to finish we had excellent service. Friendly, approachable and professional.

Carl Gittins
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Very clear, concise advice and guidance, easy to understand.

Ian Jamieson
Telford

Good service provided throughout with clear communication throughout with all options explored.

Lee

I can thoroughly recommend the highly professional and supportive service received over the last few months.

Heather
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Responsive, supportive, approachable, clear and empathetic.

Lisa Thacker

Professional and prompt communication. Supportive and client focused.

Lisa Thacker
Jennifer M Whittall Ltd

Whenever I have had need to contact Lanyon Bowdler I have always received a fast, concise and friendly response.

Lee Mortimer
UK Case Management

Definitely would use Lanyon Bowdler again if I need the use of a solicitor.

Mark Bowkett
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Smooth and efficient service from very professional firm.

Tim
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We were particularly impressed with the quality of work, the speed and excellent communication.

Allenby Douglas Ltd
Oswestry

Very friendly and approachable. Very good advice

Ivor Brown
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Great Service; Lanyon Bowdler were excellent from the outset. Straightforward and easy process. I just sat back and waited.

Paul Rowe
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Everything has been professional, efficient and courteous throughout and we are very pleased, both with the service and with the eventual outcome of our case. Everything was first class and exceeded our expectations. Thank you again for providing such splendid service. It is really appreciated.

Mr N J & Dr S J Browne
Llanfyllin

Contact the Trust Dispute Solicitors at Lanyon Bowdler

Please give us a call for a friendly, confidential, chat about how we can help support you when you, if you feel there is a dispute to be settled following set up or disbursements from a trust

There is no commitment or charge for our initial assessment. Please contact a member of the team or complete our online enquiry form on the righthand side of this page.

By choosing Lanyon Bowdler as your legal partner, you can rest assured that you have the best legal expertise on hand to help you settled a Trust dispute with the best outcomes for you. We are committed to providing exceptional levels of client care and will work closely with you and tirelessly to ensure the best outcomes no matter what you face.

We have offices in Shrewsbury, Bromyard, Conwy, Hereford, Ludlow, Oswestry and Telford, so are able to act for clients all over Shropshire, Herefordshire, Mid and North Wales and across the Midlands and Birmingham. As a leading full-service law firm, we can represent you wherever you live in England or Wales.

Our people

Meet the team.

Mandy Brookfield
Mandy Brookfield
Litigation Assistant
Contentious Probate
Claire Vale
Claire Vale
Associate Solicitor
Contentious Probate
Knowledge

Case studies.

Case Study
Group having a meeting

Nothing Left to Partner

The claimant lived in a house belonging to her deceased partner, but she had helped to pay the mortgage on the property ...
Claire Vale • 26 Feb 2024
Knowledge

Latest knowledge.

Podcast icon Podcast

Financial Abuse by Attorneys – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

Attorneys manage the estate of a donor whilst they're still alive and Claire is seeing an increase in financial abuse wh...
Published • 01 Apr 2024
Case Study
Group having a meeting

Nothing Left to Partner

The claimant lived in a house belonging to her deceased partner, but she had helped to pay the mortgage on the property ...
Claire Vale • 26 Feb 2024
Podcast icon Podcast

The Law Behind Predatory Marriages – Edward Rees and Claire Vale

People get married for many reasons but in cases of predatory marriages, the victim will be vulnerable....
Published • 15 Jan 2024
Blog

What Is a Health & Welfare Lasting Powe...

A Health & Welfare LPA gives authority to an attorney(s) in relation to the donor's (the person who has created the...
Angharad Hird • 26 Oct 2023
Blog

Inheritance Wars (Episode 4)

This week’s episode of “Inheritance Wars – Who Gets the Money?” on Channel 5, featured the case of Brett McLean and...
Claire Vale • 09 Oct 2023
Blog

Inheritance Wars (Episode 3)

This episode featured the disturbing case of Joan Blass and her daughter, Daphne Franks. Joan was an 87 year old wi...
Claire Vale • 03 Oct 2023
Blog

Inheritance Wars (Episode 2)

This week’s episode of Channel 5’s “Inheritance Wars” featured two more legal cases relating to inheritance dispute...
Claire Vale • 28 Sep 2023
Blog

Inheritance (Episode 1)

The first episode of a new series called “Inheritance” aired on Monday 4 September on Channel 5. It is a fact-based...
Claire Vale • 26 Sep 2023
Blog

Joint Bank Accounts

Although joint bank accounts often automatically pass to the survivor on the death of the other account holder, thi...
Claire Vale • 07 Sep 2023
Blog

Predatory Marriages

“Predatory marriage” is a non-legal term commonly used to describe those marriages which take place where one of th...
Claire Vale • 06 Apr 2023
Blog

Protecting Your Children’s Inheritanc...

For many couples making their Wills, it often seems natural and right to them that they should leave everything to ...
Claire Vale • 09 Oct 2018
Blog

Estranged Children & Inheritance

Estranged Children and the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.The long-awaited judgment o...
Claire Vale • 13 Sep 2017
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