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Stewarts Law LLP

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Leeds, London

James Price

Work +44 (0) 20 7822 8000
Stewarts Law LLP

Work Department

Trusts ahd Probate Litigation


Partner and Head of the Trusts and Probate Litigation department.

James specialises in disputes relating to private wealth matters, trust and succession in England and other leading trusts jurisdictions. James also has considerable expertise in handling commercial disputes, especially in cases involving fraud and asset tracing (particularly where trusts are involved).

James has substantial experience in handling complex, high-value and often high-profile litigation, having acted for high net worth individuals in the Bahamas, Cayman, Jersey, Guernsey, Singapore and Hong Kong.

He also advises on trust issues arising out of divorce and on claims concerning poor investment performance.

Cases on which James has acted include advising a number of discretionary beneficiaries of substantial Bermudian trusts on the validity of the appointment of trustees and protectors, corporate governance and other matters connected with the proposed restructuring of beneficial interests.

He has also advised charity trustees on a claim against investment advisers for negligence and a Hong Kong based beneficiary of trusts valued at many billions of pounds on various issues concerning the trustees and agreements with family members.


James joined Stewarts in 2016 to head the firm’s contentious trusts and estates practice. Prior to this he trained at Farrer & Co where he became partner in 2005. 


  • The Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists
  • The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)
  • Commercial Fraud Lawyers Association


BA (Hons) Law (Durham University);

College of Law (Guildford)

London: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

James Price - Stewarts Law LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

At Stewarts Law LLP  James Price  is a ‘highly capable litigator who communicates very well with his senior clients’. Senior associate Emma McCall ‘combines an encyclopaedic knowledge of the law with a thoroughness and enthusiasm for her cases which few can match’. The department handles complex and large-scale disputes in England and other leading jurisdictions and acts for high-net-worth individuals, families, family offices, trustees and trust companies as well as charities.

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