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Gabriel Hughes

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Trusts, Tax, Probate & Estates

Gabriel has a solid trust practice dealing with all aspects of trusts. She is particularly commended for her drafting expertise and advisory work.

  • She frequently deals with: Issues of construction and validity.
  • Issues relating to the administration of trusts and estates including applications under the Trustee Act and Settled Land Act to enable specific transactions to be carried out.
  • The appointment and removal of trustees and executors.
  • Rearranging interests in trusts using powers of appointment and advancement and, where necessary, through applications under the Variation of Trusts Act.
  • Looking for ways to resolve problems where the trustees have inadvertently incorrectly administered the trust fund.
  • Breach of trust and constructive trusts.
  • Trusts in the context of marriage breakdown.
  • Drafting deeds of variation.
  • Applications under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act.
  • Charities.
  • Capacity: lasting and enduring powers of attorney and applications in the Court of Protection.
  • The settlement of monies awarded in personal injury claims.
  • Employee share schemes.
  • Purpose trusts.
  • Advising on the tax issues connected with trusts and estates.