Graham Stott

Graham Stott

Call 2016

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Graham is experienced in the following areas of family law:

Financial Remedies

  • Applications for a financial remedy including business or partnership assets, pensions, pre-acquired assets, post-separation accrual, short marriages, Barder events.
  • Applications for maintenance pending suit/interim periodical payments and legal services payment orders.
  • Advising trustees on the disclosure of trust documents and trust accounts, the validity or constitution of trusts, sham and applications to set aside.
  • Advising interveners and establishing beneficial interests in matrimonial assets.

Inheritance Act

  • Acting for claimant spouses, cohabitants, dependents and adult children as well as defendant PRs and defendant beneficiaries.
  • Applications for an extension of time to submit claims and for interim orders.
  • Applications for orders giving effect to compromise agreements to obtain favourable tax treatment.
  • Applications for orders against the recipient of monies gifted during the lifetime of the deceased under the anti-avoidance provisions in I(PFD)A 1975.
  • Advising on lifetime planning in anticipation of post-death claims by adult children or former spouses.

Trusts of Land

  • Claims concerning joint owners or sole owners to establish beneficial interests under constructive trusts or resulting trusts.
  • Claims for equitable accounting as to expenditure and profits or for equitable exoneration.
  • Actions founded in proprietary estoppel.

Academic Qualifications

  • LLB (Hons)
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Notarial Practice
  • STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes

Professional Bodies

  • Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists
  • Chancery Bar Association
  • Court of Protection Practitioners Association
  • Family Law Bar Association
  • Notaries Society
  • Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners
  • Solicitors for the Elderly