Adrian is an experienced litigator who handles disputes on behalf of individuals. His area of interest is in contentious probate and will disputes and he heads the Langleys Contentious Trusts and Probate team. He is a tenacious, astute and highly experienced lawyer in this specialised and technical area of law.
Because of this expertise, he has handled a large caseload covering a variety of contentious probate matters, ranging from multi-million pound claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, the removal of executors, misconduct of trustees including obtaining freezing orders and third party disclosure orders, and claims relating to the validity of wills.
Adrian has extensive experience of being able to resolve matters through mediation where appropriate. Adrian has significant expertise and experience in both County Court and High Court matters. He is known for having excellent technical knowledge of the law and the key cases which affect the outcome of the matter. As a result, he is able to give pragmatic advice with suggestions as to how the matter may be able to be resolved cost-effectively. He has attended many mediations, obtaining successful outcomes for his clients. However, where a matter cannot be resolved he is experienced in issuing and pursuing court proceedings.