Maurice Turnor Gardner
Rupert's practice is divided between trust, probate and commercial litigation and private client advisory work. He is a CEDR qualified mediator and acts as a trustee, executor and trust protector.
Over the last 20 years Rupert has managed a large number of trust, probate and commercial disputes in England and offshore.
His cases include removal of trustees, protectors and executors (and defending removal claims); variation of trusts; rectification of trusts; challenging trustees’ decisions and advising trustees on making decisions in contentious circumstances; challenging trustees’ fees; claims for breach of fiduciary duty, misrepresentation and fraud; advising trustees in relation to divorce; freezing orders; claims for breach of contract; passing off and breach of trademark.
Rupert is individually listed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame which highlights individuals who are at the pinnacle of their career and who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence, and his practice is ranked in the top tier of the Legal 500.
Reviews of Rupert in Legal 500 include that he is a “very effective trusts litigator who can think outside the box and find creative and commercially viable solutions to the most complicated of problems”.
Chambers HNW Guide describes Rupert as “an effective combination of being highly commercial with considerable technical skills”; “He enjoys a scrap as much as any lawyer but is also very clever at negotiating and strategy. He is really battle hardened, but also good to deal with”.