At PCB Byrne, we act for high-net-worth individuals, trustees and advisors across all areas of trust and inheritance disputes.
Our team members have built a strong reputation for successful litigation, both in offshore jurisdictions and here in the UK. We coordinate with specialist teams around the world, drawing on our extensive language skills to enable seamless international cooperation.
Our notable experience
Representing the trustee of a Nevis trust in a $300 million claim concerning CIS-located assets.
Representing a beneficiary of a trust defrauded of a £100 million property interest.
Acting for trustees in proceedings ongoing in the Grand Court of Cayman, and the Courts of the British Virgin Islands, Liechtenstein, London, Israel, Switzerland and Panama, challenging the settlement of a $350 million fortune into trust.
Acting for minors in family court financial settlement proceedings concerning a Jersey trust structure.
Representing trustees in a disputed inheritance claim relating to the ownership of $100 million of art, held in London.
Representing a Liechtenstein Foundation in a $1 billion defence of claims for fraudulent misrepresentation.
We have worked with clients from around the world, who seek us out for our outcome-driven approach and pragmatic advice. We ensure every case is tailored to meet the needs of each client – often leaning on our litigation colleagues to support arbitration proceedings, for example in the case of interim relief applications.
With one of the most experienced teams in the country, we routinely tackle asset seizure and forfeiture investigations for a wide range of clients. We have established a number of legal precedents in this space, and have become the go-to firm for proactive, expert advice.
In a fast-evolving, global environment, where penalties for any breach are severe and the need to bring timely challenges is crucial, our sanctions team provides specialist advice, backed by worldwide experience.