Nigel Clayton


Charities, Trusts & Probate

Manchester

36 Young Street, Manchester, M3 3FT
DX: 718188 MCH 3
Direct Dial: 0161 832 9082

Leeds

5 Park Square, Leeds, LS1 2NE
DX: 713113 LEEDS PARK SQ
Direct Dial: 0113 242 1123

Birmingham

Embassy House, 60 Church Street,
Birmingham, B3 2DJ
DX: 13023 BIRMINGHAM
Direct Dial: 0121 200 3570

Clerked by:
Colin Griffin
Gary Young


Charities, Trusts & Probate

Nigel is a full member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP). He was trained in an old-style Chancery Chambers with an emphasis on Will and Trust drafting and non-contentious advisory work.

He undertakes all aspects of drafting/advisory/litigation work in the following areas:

(1)  Wills/Probate/Administration

(2)  Issues involving the validity of Wills and Trusts, construction and rectification claims

(3)  Duties of Executors, Administrators and Trustees

(4)  Breach of Trust claims

(5)  Charitable Trusts

(6)  Inheritance Act claims

(7)  Related professional negligence

 

Recent Reported Cases

  • Lynch v Webb [2014] EWHC 399 (Ch) (Chancery Division, construction of trust deeds/rectification)

 

 

 


Profile

Nigel Clayton practises solely in Real Property Law including Probate and Trusts and related areas, and specialises in Mortgage Law and Litigation. He is regularly recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ in Real Property and Mortgage Law in the Legal 500.

Year of Call: 1987

Areas of Expertise: 

• Banking & Finance
• Charities, Trusts & Probate
• Property


Recommendations

Chambers UK 2017: "He provides excellent written advice. Clients comment on his professional and approachable manner." "Very thorough and good with detail."

Legal 500 2017: ‘A mortgage law specialist.

Legal 500 2014: “Of the highest calibre in real property and mortgage law”

Memberships

Full Member of the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners
Property Bar Association
Northern Chancery Bar Association
Northern Circuit
North Eastern Circuit

Publications

Mortgage Possession Actions (Sweet & Maxwell)
Editor of www.legalmortgage.co.uk
Contributing editor of www.propertylawuk.net

Appointments

Recorder (Civil 2002) (Private Family 2011)
Junior Counsel to the Crown Provincial Panel (2000-2013)

Qualifications

LLB (Hons) 1986
Call: 1987 (Inner Temple)


 

 

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