Alistair Spencer > Shakespeare Martineau LLP > Stratford upon Avon, England > Lawyer Profile

Shakespeare Martineau LLP
CV37 6YX

Work Department

Contentious Probate




Alistair specialises in contentious trusts and probate. He represents private individuals, charities and trustees in a wide range of matters.

Alistair’s areas of expertise include claims for financial provision from the deceased’s estate under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependents) Act 1975, proprietary estoppel claims, disputes concerning the validity of wills, disputes with executors and trustees. Alistair has a particular interest in claims involving farming estates, forged Wills and capacity issues.

“I adopt an approach tailored to the needs of my client, taking into account the sensitive nature of these disputes to achieve the best outcome in a cost effective and timely way.”

Lawyer Rankings

West Midlands > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

The key contact for the West Midlands team at Shakespeare Martineau LLP is Alistair Spencer , an associate and ACTAPS member. Andrew Wilkinson is the national head of the team that frequently advises on a whole host of complex issues from will disputes about testamentary capacity to rectification claims and trust disputes. The practice is skilled at handling professional negligence claims in relation to wills drafting and has a particular focus on large scale agricultural inheritance disputes, as well as proprietary estoppel claims.