Mr Gavin Faber > Roythornes Solicitors > Birmingham, England > Lawyer Profile

Roythornes Solicitors
1 Newhall Street
B3 3NH

Work Department

Private Wealth




Gavin acts for professional trustees and executors, trust corporations, charities and individuals and has extensive experience in dealing with complex trust disputes involving multi-million-pound claims and other jurisdictions.

He also deals with a wide range of contested claims concerning validity of wills and lifetime gifts; construction and rectification of wills and/or trust deeds; family provision claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 for all categories of applicant including spouses, cohabitees, dependants and children; professional negligence claims arising from defective trust instruments and wills, or poor legal, investment or tax advice; beneficial interests in properties (arising before and after death) including proprietary estoppel claims; and statutory wills and Court of Protection matters concerning financial abuse.

Gavin is recognised for consistently high-quality work and positive client feedback, and is highly regarded amongst his peers.  He formally led a national contentious trust and probate team and regularly receives referrals from other specialist lawyers and professionals based nationally, as well as regionally.

Gavin also acts as an independent administrator and/or court appointed personal representative and trustee in disputed estates and trusts, and is also regularly instructed as a mediator by other solicitors and barristers. He regularly delivers training and education to legal and non-legal professionals, bodies and intermediaries, and has lectured for Central Law Training and Simon Gore Consulting.

Gavin is a full member of ACTAPS and co-founded the Central ACTAPS Group.  He is a full member of SFE, an affiliate member of STEP, holds the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes and sits on the Birmingham Branch STEP Committee.  He is also a member of the Birmingham Law Society Private Client Committee and a Governor of Hallfield School.