Private Client (Trusts, Inheritance & Property)

Specialist Areas

Spire Barristers Private Client team have a broad range of experience in specialist practice areas across all aspects of civil dispute resolution, with an emphasis on property, trusts and probate. A flexible approach and practical application are key strengths of the team. They are committed to providing a thorough and efficient service and are able to meet tight deadlines when required.

Property includes private and commercial landlord & tenant, boundary disputes, easements and restrictive covenants.

Trusts includes the preparation and interpretation of express written trusts as well as implied or common intention trusts, estoppel and other equitable remedies.

Probate includes advice on the validity of wills and claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family & Dependants) Act.


Private Client and Property:

  • Wills & Probate
  • Succession
  • Inheritance Act claims
  • Restitutionary claims
  • Business tenancies / renewals
  • Residential & Commercial landlord and tenant
  • Dilapidation and disrepair
  • Service charge disputes
  • Right to manage
  • Boundary disputes
  • Easements
  • Covenants
  • Property trusts and proprietary estoppel
  • Construction and TCC
  • Possession claims
  • Adverse possession

Cohabitation Disputes:



  • Separation
  • Prenuptial
  • Post nuptial
  • Civil partnership
  • Consent orders

For private work the client is notified of anticipated fees for papers on receipt of instructions and this is recorded, except where the work is similar to work carried out for that client by that counsel previously.

Spire Barristers operates a flexible approach to fees.

In undertaking all work, we aim to achieve a return of paperwork within 14 working days or to agree a timescale for their return with the client. Pleadings and other documents can be returned electronically.

If you need to discuss any aspects of Chancery, Commercial, Employment, Personal Injury, Planning, Professional Negligence and Property law please do not hesitate to contact our clerking team.

Please do not hesitate to contact one of our Family Law clerks


Our Private Client team are committed to providing a thorough and efficient service.