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Adams & Remers

TRINITY HOUSE, SCHOOL HILL, LEWES, BN7 2NN, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01273 480616
Fax:
Fax 01273 480618
DX:
3100 LEWES-1
Email:
Web:
www.adamsandremers.com
Lewes, London

Ashton Davies

Tel:
Work 01273 403211
Email:
Web:
www.adamsandremers.com
Adams & Remers

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Ashton is a Partner within the Litigation team.  He specialises in claims involving trusts and estates, and acts for professional and lay trustees, executors, attorneys, deputies and beneficiaries who include private individuals, charities, and those in the financial services industry.

 

Ashton’s case load covers a wide variety of issues including, but not limited to: challenges to the validity of wills; 1975 Inheritance Act Claims; financial abuse of the elderly and / or the vulnerable by attorneys and / or deputies; misappropriation of estate / trust assets; claims for construction / rectification, and applications for  removal of trustees / executors. The estates and trusts involved range in value from several hundred thousand to multi millions of pounds.

Career

Prior to joining Adams & Remers, Ashton was a senior member of the Contentious Trust & Probate Team at a Top 100 Law Firm, twice shortlisted for the STEP Contentious Trust & Probate Team of the year.

Member

Ashton is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and the STEP Special Interest Group for Contentious Trust & Probate. He has had various articles published in the legal press.


South East: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Adams & Remers is 'a solid regional firm which has been building its practice in this area' in the three years since the arrival of Lloyd Junor and Ashton Davies ('both very experienced and pragmatic lawyers').  Junor has more than 20 years' experience handling contentious trust, probate and estates work on behalf of beneficiaries, trustees, executors and administrators. Recent work includes acting for minor beneficiaries on the removal of a professional trustee arising from their failure to properly appreciate the terms of the trust and needs of the beneficiaries.

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