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Jeremy Cousins QC

| Silk 1999
| Call 1977

Profile: Trusts

As well as leading breach of trust cases, he has dealt with other multi-million pound trust disputes, both private client and corporate, such as Allen v Liddle (revocation of a settlement created contrary to the settlor’s instruction), Jones v Firkin Flood (judicial control of trustees’ discretions, and removal of trustees), and many Jersey cases dealing with investment of trust funds, and the exercise of powers by trusts or trust companies. Both in England and Jersey he has dealt with very substantial cases concerning wills, including on capacity and knowledge and approval issues, of which Wharton v Bancroftis a leading example.
Jeremy Cousins QC