Private Wealth Disputes

Family conflict over their assets, or the distribution of a loved one’s estate can be emotive and difficult for all concerned. Led by three highly experienced private litigation experts, our Private Wealth Disputes team provide sensitive and expert advice in all areas of inheritance and wills and trust disputes.

The team has an in-depth understanding of the laws relating to the distribution of assets and have an enviable track-record of resolving private wealth disputes in a timely manner, whilst being considerate of the high emotions such disputes can often elicit.

Our expertise includes:

The Team

The PWD team is led by three of the most senior litigators at Judge and Priestley. Their combined experience of private wealth issues and disputes is unmatched. 

David Chandra – David is a partner and Head of the Legal 500 listed Private Client team at Judge and Priestley. David's extensive experience in acting for high net-worth clients, ensures that he has a wealth of knowledge upon which to call in order to advise on all aspects of the law in regard to contentious probate and mental capacity disputes.

Chris Elliott – Chris is a partner with over 30 year’s experience of successfully conducting a wide range of private litigation matters, with a particular emphasis in trust and probate disputes.

Mark Oakley – Mark is Head of Litigation at Judge and Priestley. He is listed as a leading individual in the Legal 500 for his wealth of experience of property disputes.

The team are renowned for their ability to successfully resolve private wealth disputes in a timely manner, whether that be via mediation between the parties or in dealing with claims and disputes through the Courts process.

For further advice or to arrange an appointment please contact us on 020 8290 0333 or email


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