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Profile submitted by Nathan Wells

Practice Areas

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 [2015] WTLR 705, Green v Eadie [2012] Ch 363, Ferneley v Napier [2011] WTLR 1303, Shaw v Lighthousexpress Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 161, Creque v Penn (2007) 70 WIR 150 (PC), Owers v Bailey [2007] P&CR DG17 and London Diocesan Fund v Phithwa (Avonridge Property Co Ltd, Part 20 defendant) [2005] 1 WLR 3956 (HL).

Professional Memberships

Chancery Bar Association, ACTAPS, Northern Ireland Bar.

Career

Called 2000. Judicial Assistant to the President of the Family Division (Michaelmas 2001) and the Vice-Chancellor (Hilary 2002).

Publications

Contributor to Tolley’s Practitioners’ Guide to Powers and Duties of Trustees; Editor of the Trusts and Estates section of Butterworths’ Civil Court Precedents.

Personal

Educated at the Royal School Dungannon, Pembroke College Oxford (BA) and St Catharine’s College Cambridge (LLM).