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Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP

Private Wealth Disputes

3 ranked individualsBand 2London (Firms)High Net Worth 2022 View ranking table

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Maurice Turnor Gardner's private wealth offering handles disputes relating to trusts, inheritance and charities. The firm is able to take on big-ticket international disputes that often concern complex structures and high-profile clients.

Peers recognise the progress that the firm continues to make, as one source states: "Maurice Turnor Gardner have formed a fantastic private client team in recent years." Another interviewee shares similar thoughts, adding: "Maurice Turnor Gardner are one of the market-leading firms in the private client space and I will frequently recommend them to clients for both complex tax or contentious trust matters."

Notable practitioners

Rosalind Hetherington is a senior associate in the private wealth disputes team at the firm. She assists on onshore and offshore trust disputes, including a ground-breaking case involving a charity and its trustees following its insolvent liquidation. Regarded as "an excellent litigator," solicitors and barristers appreciate that she is "incredibly well organised and on top of everything."

Rupert Ticehurst is an expert in contentious trusts and estate work, often representing various parties in significant family disputes. "Rupert Ticehurst is fabulous on anything contentious. He brings a calm and sensible approach to any situation and is able to navigate troubled waters with ease," an interviewee remarks. Market commentators acknowledge his ability to "settle disputes very elegantly," owing to his reputation as a "master strategist."

Simon Goldring is "a bundle of energy and incredibly hard-working," remarks an interviewee, adding: "He is incredibly commercial and well known in the market place." He handles onshore and offshore trust and probate disputes and is a prominent figure in industry associations. Fellow professionals recognise that as "one of the rising stars in the contentious trust space," Goldring is "able to juggle a hundred plates at once to keep everyone happy."

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Private Wealth Disputes


Rosalind Hetherington
Associates to watch
Rupert Ticehurst
Band 1
Simon Goldring
Band 3