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Justin Holmes

Call: 1994

Barrister

Justin Holmes advises and represents executors, trustees and beneficiaries in disputes involving wills, estates and trusts, and has particular experience of applications under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. He has advised and represented clients in numerous cases involving the selection or replacement of executors, administrators and trustees.

Justin has particular experience of Court of Protection litigation, including contested deputyships, objections to attorneys under Lasting and Enduring Powers of Attorney, orders for lifetime gifts and statutory wills, applications for declarations of capacity, applications for personal welfare orders, and applications for authority to conduct litigation.

"Encyclopaedic knowledge of trusts and probate; good paper turn around time; good with clients in con; a tough negotiator in mediations."

Private Client: Trusts and Probate, Legal 500 UK Bar 2021