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Profile submitted by Thomas Dumont

Practice Areas

Professional negligence principally solicitors and accountants: Roberts v Gill & Co [2010] Dhillon v Siddiqui [2008] VGL v Weightmans [2006] Gibbons v Nelsons [2000] Paragon Finance v Thakerar & Co [1999]. Private client advice and litigation, including trusts, wills and probate: Re Sir Malcolm Arnold Deceased [2014] Duke of Manchester's Settled Estates [2011] Re Bernard Matthews Deceased [2012]. Charity: advises and represents national and local charities: Re St Andrews Cheam Lawn Tennis Club [2012] Cuppage v Lawson [2010] Dore v Leicestershire CC [2010].

Professional Memberships

Charity Law Association; Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners; Professional Negligence Bar Association; ACTAPS. Bar Law Reform Committee

Career

MA [Cantab] Exhibitioner in Law, Trinity Hall. Called 1979, Gray's Inn. Lecturer in trusts and revenue, University of Westminster 1981-85. STEP Advocate of the Year 2011.

Personal

Married with two children, one in the Army one in the charity sector. Fellow of the Zoological Society of London. Plays cricket whenever possible.