The course content has been written by Toby Graham TEP. Toby is a partner and Head of the specialist Contentious Trusts and Estates Group at Farrer & Co in London. He is a leading trusts litigator and is well-known in the field of trust and estate disputes. He has extensive experience of trust and estates disputes both in England and in offshore jurisdictions. This experience includes disputes relating to sham and other validity issues, breaches of trust, Hastings Bass and rectification applications, third party claims in relation to trust assets, and constructive trusts and tracing claims. Toby lectures extensively in the UK and abroad. He is described as “an absolute star, he is highly recommended throughout STEP” (Chambers & Partners) and, “an excellent communicator who develops a good rapport with his clients. He is particularly respected as a safe pair of hands in litigation relating to trusts” (Legal 500). Toby received a STEP private client 2007 "outstanding achievement" award. Toby is co-editor, with Tony Molloy QC, of Trusts and Trustees (Oxford University Press).
Farrer & Co is widely recognised as a leading private client firm providing a full range of services to its clients. This includes a team of specialists that handle contentious trusts and estate disputes. Members of the team have extensive experience in disputes before courts in England and Wales as well as leading offshore jurisdictions, such Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, the Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Islands, Switzerland, Cyprus, Singapore and British Virgin Islands. The larger high value disputes often involve more than one jurisdiction.
For further information on the Contentious Trusts and Estates team at Farrer & Co see: