The best contentious trust lawyers - Spear's magazine

The best contentious trust lawyers for high-net-worth individuals in 2022

The best contentious trust lawyers for high-net-worth individuals in 2022

Welcome to the Spear’s selection of the best contentious trust lawyers for high-net-worth individuals. The list features our Top Recommended lawyers. For wider coverage of tax issues see the Spear’s Tax and Trusts index

Contentious trust lawyers represent clients involved in disputes over trusts and estate matters. The best lawyers guide their clients through these difficult and complex situations, handling them with the sensitivity and detail that is demanded of such cases.

Spear’s publishes annual rankings of the top private client advisers and service providers to HNWs. These are drawn up on the basis of peer nominations, client feedback, telephone and face-to-face interviews, data supplied by firms, as well as information gathered by the Spear’s editorial and research teams.

The contentious trust lawyers featured are included in the table below, along with their Spear’s ranking and focus. 

Click on the individual names to be directed to more detailed profiles of each adviser on The table is ordered alphabetically by surname.

To explore all the Spear's indices, and to use our find-an-adviser tool to identify the private client adviser who is right for your specific requirements, go to the Spear's 500 website.

To receive relevant research updates from Spear’s – and thereby give you and your firm the best chance of being included in future Spear’s indices – please register here.

If you are an adviser featured in index and would like to update your profile or provide additional information, please email