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Irwin Mitchell

RIVERSIDE EAST, 2 MILLSANDS, SHEFFIELD, S3 8DT, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 0370 1500 100
Fax:
Fax 0114 275 3306
DX:
10513 SHEFFIELD
Email:
Web:
www.irwinmitchell.com

James Laycock

Tel:
Work 0113 394 6809
Email:
Irwin Mitchell

Work Department

Will, trust and estate disputes

Position

James has practised in the contentious will, trust and estate arena for over 17 years. He has acted in reported cases including Suggitt v Suggitt & Anor [2012] EWCA Civ 1140 and regularly handles cases involving allegations of breach of trust and will invalidity as well as disappointed beneficiary claims relating to inheritance and family provision.

He has an impressive depth of experience in this arena over those 17 years which has been garnered from Court of Protection cases, professional negligence cases against professional executors, will validity claims, many inheritance provision claims by a wide variety of claimants, breach of trust claims, farming partnership disputes, grant entitlement arguments and will rectification and construction claims.


Yorkshire and the Humber: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Within: Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire

Irwin Mitchell handles a range of commercial, corporate and contractual litigation. IP litigator Alex Newman heads the team, which includes James Laycock, who has particular expertise in contentious wills, trusts and estates; and senior associate Richard Payne, who has experience in breach of warranty, breach of fiduciary duty and breach of restrictive covenant disputes. The group's other specialisms include handling franchising disputes and construction sector claims.

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