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Lloyd Junor

Partner

Biography

Lloyd is highly experienced in litigation concerning trusts and estates – acting for professional trustees, lay trustees and beneficiaries and fiduciaries and their advisers, HNW individuals, and charities.  His clients are national and international.  He has gained a reputation for robust and effective advice in this complex area of law and has developed a particular expertise acting in disputes involving farms.

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Expertise

  • Expertise: 
    • Mediating and resolving contentious trust, estate and probate disputes for beneficiaries, trustees/fiduciaries, executors and administrators both UK and non-UK based.  Advising on professional negligence claims against executors and trustees; advising on Court of Protection disputes.
    • Lloyd is a highly ranked Band 1 individual in Chambers High Net Worth Guide for private wealth disputes. Read the review here.
    • Lloyd is also recognised as a Leading Individual in Legal 500 for Contentious Trusts and Probate. Read the review here.
    • Lloyd is a member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and the STEP Special Interest Group for Contentious Trusts.
    • He regularly writes for Private Client Adviser and other peer publications.
  • Background: 
    • Before joining Adams & Remers Lloyd was at Thomas Eggar LLP (now part of Irwin Mitchell LLP) and before that Henmans LLP (now Freeths LLP) and Bircham Dyson Bell LLP.
  • Recent Transactions: 
    • Acted for the principal Defendant in Brooke v Purton , [2014] EWHC 547 (Ch) – the first reported decision on construction and rectification of a Will following the Supreme Court ruling in Marley v Rawling, securing the client’s interests in the trusts under the Will.
    • Acted for a Dubai VHNW individual alleged to have breached his fiduciary duties in respect of a non-UK estate, in which domestic and Sharia Law principles applied. Secured a worldwide settlement of claims in the client’s favour.
    • Acted for a Guernsey resident beneficiary concerning a breach of trust claim and removal of trustees in respect of property held in the UK, ensuring the trust property was secured and sold for the beneficiary.
    • Acted for a Trust Corporation in a multi-party dispute regarding their beneficial interest in a c.£2.5m farm.  The claim concerned allegations of breach of trust and a claim for an account.  The claim was ultimately settled, achieving recovery of the client’s interest.
    • Acted on a Will validity dispute concerning a Sussex farm valued c.£6m, settled by mediation and secured the client beneficiaries interest under the Will.
    • Acted for the attorneys of P, a businessman, in respect of a negligence claim concerning a failed multi-million pound Isle of Man tax-savings scheme.
    • Acted for a client in a proprietary estoppel claim concerning the gift of shares in a substantial family company.

Feedback:

“Lloyd is a pleasure to work with. He is very practical but combines this with sophisticated legal analysis.” Chambers HNW Legal Directory

“He is an excellent trusts and estates lawyer. His compendious knowledge is reassuring to clients during emotionally trying times.” Chamber HNW Legal Directory

“I have been particularly impressed by Lloyd Junor. I found him to have real expertise in the subject matter of the disputes we worked on together, coupled with a practical and client-focused approach to litigation.” Legal 500

Lloyd is a very able, measured and technically accomplished practitioner.” Legal 500

 

 

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