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UK Bar Guide 2023

Ranked in 3 Practice Areas
1
Trusts
6 Years Ranked
2
Chancery: Traditional
7 Years Ranked
2
Offshore
6 Years Ranked
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Provided by Thomas Fletcher

UK Bar

Career

MA (Cantab), LLM. Called to the Bar 2009 (Inner Temple)

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, COMBAR.

Practice Areas

Thomas Fletcher specialises in trusts and estates work and related private client work, which embraces contentious and non-contentious matters such as claims for breach of trust, contentious probate, variation of trusts and trustee directions applications. Much of his work is offshore and he has extensive experience in the Channel Islands, Bermuda, Hong Kong and other offshore jurisdictions in trusts matters. A substantial portion of his work also includes commercial litigation and civil fraud claims where trusts are involved. Recent cases include ITG Ltd v Fort Trustees (insolvent trusts) and Investec Trust (Guernsey) Limited v Glenalla (breach of trust; personal liability of trustees).

Publications

Editor of Lewin on Trusts, 20th edition (1st Supplement forthcoming); Co-author of Theobald on Wills, 19th Edn; Contributor to Williams, Mortimer and Sunnucks: Executors, Administrators and Probate, 21st Edn

Personal

Born 1983. Educated at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge. Lives in London.

Chambers Review

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UK Bar

Trusts - London (Bar)
1
Band 1

Thomas Fletcher
Thomas Fletcher is a specialist in trusts and estate matters, both domestic and offshore. The vast majority of his work is contentious, but he further has experience of drafting a range of trusts instruments and associated documents. He is also a frequent contributor to various leading trusts textbooks.


Chancery: Traditional - London (Bar)
2
Band 2

Thomas Fletcher
Thomas Fletcher is noted for his handling of a wide variety of traditional chancery matters, and has a particular depth of expertise in offshore and cross-border related trusts matters.


Offshore - London (Bar)
2
Band 2

Thomas Fletcher
Thomas Fletcher is a junior who specialises in trust disputes, including breach of trust, gross negligence and trustee removal. He has been instructed in commercial and trust litigation in the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. He also provides advice on non-contentious trust administration issues. He has experience in contentious probate proceedings.

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