Profile submitted by Nathan Wells
General Chancery practice, with a particular emphasis on wills, probate and administration of estates; trusts and trustees; charities; real property; landlord and tenant and related professional negligence. He has considerable advisory and litigation experience in the specialist area of fisheries. Notable cases include Pearson v Foster  EWHC 107 (Ch), University of London v Prag  WTLR 705, Green v Eadie  Ch 363, Ferneley v Napier  WTLR 1303, Shaw v Lighthousexpress Ltd  EWCA Civ 161, Creque v Penn (2007) 70 WIR 150 (PC), Owers v Bailey  P&CR DG17 and London Diocesan Fund v Phithwa (Avonridge Property Co Ltd, Part 20 defendant)  1 WLR 3956 (HL).
Chancery Bar Association, ACTAPS, Northern Ireland Bar.
Called 2000. Judicial Assistant to the President of the Family Division (Michaelmas 2001) and the Vice-Chancellor (Hilary 2002).
Contributor to Tolley’s Practitioners’ Guide to Powers and Duties of Trustees; Editor of the Trusts and Estates section of Butterworths’ Civil Court Precedents.
Educated at the Royal School Dungannon, Pembroke College Oxford (BA) and St Catharine’s College Cambridge (LLM).