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 is also regularly involved in general commercial litigation and has considerable experience of litigation involving local authorities. Notable cases include 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).