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Private Client

Family, business and personal relationships, can be complex and various issues can arise in the context of those relationships.

Where disputes do arise, we advise on high-value and complex trust and estate disputes.  Our objective is to engage in alternative dispute resolution procedures where appropriate.

If conflict is necessary or unavoidable, we will pursue or defend litigation and/or arbitration proceedings involving multiple parties in multiple jurisdictions.

Our clients include high net worth individuals and our work includes cases that that involve individuals, family trusts, commercial and charitable trusts, family businesses, family offices, trustees and other fiduciaries.

Our expertise includes:

  • Domestic and international trust disputes between beneficiaries and/or trustees
  • Trust restructuring disputes
  • Fraudulent misappropriation of trust assets
  • Challenging and defending trust assets against creditors
  • Estate and succession disputes
  • Professional negligence claims concerning the administration of trusts and estates
  • Worldwide asset-tracing and recovery, injunctions and freezing orders

Should our clients need be non-contentious, then we can offer advice in the following areas:

  • private wealth and tax planning
  • international private wealth and capital
  • family businesses
  • fiduciary and trust companies
  • trustees
  • complex wills and probate
  • tax compliance
  • tax disputes with HMRC
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Richard Gray

Barrister Director

Described as an innovative, dedicated and highly driven lawyer with a strong vision for the use of a Barrister lead firm to deliver high quality advice.

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David Brogelli

Practice Manager / Legal Advisor

David is Elysium Law’s Finance and Practice Manager and oversees operational duties, in addition to assisting as a fee-earner.

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Ruby Keeler-Williams

Chartered Legal Executive (FCILEx)

As a professional who has quickly built a successful career path, Ruby’s extensive and thorough knowledge of the law and procedure is invaluable in identifying the key issues of any new instructions we receive.

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In this article David Brogelli discusses the use of a Standstill Agreement specifically in disputes with HMRC but also their relevance in wider applications. Limitation The Limitation Act 1980 sets out specific time limits for certain actions to be brought. A Claimant’s failure to do so is an absolute bar to bringing the Claim, but the […]

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Contractors – the ‘loans’ you never needed to repay

In this article, Ruby Keeler-Williams and Richard Gray Barrister of Elysium Law consider claims made against loan charge contractors and the litigation which subsequently ensued and is contemplated going forward. The ‘Contractor Loan Scheme’ Planning The ‘contractor loan scheme’ was part of a large-scale marketed tax avoidance scheme. The user would usually be an individual […]

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