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If you wish to discuss whether or not you have grounds to dispute a Will, use the contact details below and one of our experts will contact you in complete confidence.


Tel: 020 7749 2700 ask for
Gareth Hughes,
John Abbott, or
Jonathan Silverman.

Legal Grounds to Oppose a Will


Meet our experts

Gareth Hughes Will Solicitor Lawyer London
Gareth Hughes is Head of the Private Client Department of Silverman Sherliker, Solicitors and, as well as advising on how to go about contesting a Will or resisting  some else who is contesting a Will, he also deals with all aspects of succession planning through the use of wills and trusts,  the administration of estates and setting up trusts for tax and asset protection purposes.  Gareth also acts for a number of charities and advises on charitable giving.  He has been involved in reported decisions on contested probate.
John Abbott Will Specialist Solicitor London
John Abbott heads up the Litigation Unit and manages a varied and busy civil litigation practice. He deals with a wide range of contested probate issues and is able to handle any disputes involving contesting a Will. John has considerable experience dealing with high value and complex contentious matters. He has also gained considerable experience representing clients in mediations and in other forms of alternative dispute resolution which can be an extremely effective way to resolve probate disputes.
Charlene Burr Wills Expert

Charlene Burr is a member of the Private Client team within the firm, specialising in all aspects of estate administration particularly intestate estates.
Charlene joined Silverman Sherliker in January 2011 and has accrued 10 years legal experience in working with private clients and was admitted to the role as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives in January 2013.

Jonathan Silverman Wills Lawyer London
Jonathan Silverman has very considerable probate experience and has been closely involved in successfully resolving many contentious probate matters particularly those involving executorship and trustee duties. He is frequently involved in advising clients on the legal aspects of contesting a Will. He has contributed to the Solicitor's Journal and Lawyer magazine, and has appeared on BBC TV  on legal issues.