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Trusts & Settlements

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Southampton +44 (0)2381 511 511


At Tennyson we put you at the centre of what we do. We have experience in providing advice and litigation services to all types of stakeholders in trusts and settlements whether you are –

  • a trustee or beneficiary of a family settlement or will trust.
  • a commercial trustee or beneficiary of a large commercial investment trust or settlement, or
  • a professional. company trustee or bank.

We can provide legal advice upon will trusts, lifetime settlements, co-ownership of real estate, pension trusts, charitable trusts, express resulting and constructive trusts, and provide a commercial pragmatic flexible approach to cases. We are here to help.

We are well located for travel to and from the offshore Balliwicks of Guernsey and Jersey, as well as the Isle of Man jurisdiction, and the UK overseas territories being only a few minutes taxi journey from Southampton Airport.There are currently direct flights from Southampton Airport to Jersey, and Guernsey. Also direct domestic flights to Leeds, Manchester, and Newcastle. Also international flights to several European cities and beyond.

We are able to work co-counsel with foreign law firms by direct access, and accept public access from international clients abroad using the fee payment escrow system of Barco (see further details about Barco on this web site). Also members are able to act as expert witnesses on English Law and attend upon foreign proceedings.

Often disputes surrounding trusts and settlements involve other areas of law such as real estate, company law, civil serious fraud, insolvency and restructuring, and commercial disputes. These are all areas of expertise in which barristers at Tennyson can help you.

We can accept instructions from solicitors and members of the public under the public access scheme (where the case is suitable for public access – please see our public access pages) and other professionals.

To assist you in your choice of barrister please refer to our barrister pages for our barrister profiles. Please make use of the short list facility in choosing your barrister, our enquiry form and the book an appointment facility.

At Tennyson we are also able to help you mediate your dispute. Please refer to our mediation pages and mediator’s profiles.

Contact Us

For more information about our members and services please contact us.

Our telephone number in Southampton United Kingdom is +44 (0) 2381 511511.

For clients wishing to have a conference in London United Kingdom then please dial the London UK appointments number of +44 (0)203 407 0047.

Alternatively, you may email