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Jia Wei Lee

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+44 (0)20 7306 0102jweilee@wilberforce.co.uk

Trusts, Tax, Probate & Estates

Jia Wei taught and examined undergraduate courses in trusts law at the University of Cambridge and University College London. He is currently developing a wide trusts and pensions practice.

His recent experience includes:

  • Acting (as part of a counsel team) for the directors of the corporate trustees of a pension scheme in relation to a major regulatory investigation by the Pensions Regulator.
  • Advising (as part of a counsel team) in relation to various proprietary claims that could be brought by trustees of an employee benefits trust to reclaim compound interest on overpaid tax.
  • Assisting in the preparation of an expert’s opinion regarding a discretionary beneficiary’s locus standi in the context an investment-treaty arbitration.
  • Advising the trustees of a trust over land, settled for the benefit of a rugby club, as to the impact on such trust of the dissolution of the rugby club, and its subsequent reconstitution as a limited company.
  • (as a pupil) Assisting Jonathan Hilliard QC in advising in relation to various professional negligence claims against the trustees of a pension scheme.