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Trusts in Litigation
30th March - 1st April 2022
Hotel Alfonso XIIISeville

James Lister
Partner at Stevens & Bolton

Profile

James Lister heads the Contentious Trusts & Estates practice at Stevens & Bolton LLP.

James is a specialist trust and estates litigator, with particular expertise in disputes focusing on UK trust and probate claims. He advises primarily on disputes relating to HNW and UHNW individuals and their affairs, both on and offshore. Within this, James has substantial experience in advising trustees and beneficiaries on trust claims and also on contested probate matters. James regularly advises clients on claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and concerning disputes over estate and trust administration.

James is recognised in both the leading legal directories, described by Chambers HNW 2018 as "experienced with a vast breadth of knowledge", "smart, fully committed on his cases and he has a growing reputation in our field," and "very, very impressive. He's a very bold contentious probate practitioner." Legal 500 describes James as “simply outstanding”. In 2017 and 2018, James was named as one of the Ones to Watch in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite.

Agenda Sessions

  • Letters of Wishes – Do trustees stick too rigidly to their terms?

    11:15

Speakers at this event