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Disputes in trust law.
Wills are a straightforward example of a trust as the writer of the Will clearly intends for their possessions to go to their chosen beneficiaries. In addition, once the writer dies, they cannot change their mind, and the Will shall carry out their final wishes.
Trusts become complicated in situations where a person can argue that they are entitled to an asset belonging to the legal owner, even where the legal owner objects to this being the case. This is particularly relevant to property disputes.
This can be surprising as most people would assume that as the owner of an asset, you choose what to do with it. Yet, if another person can establish that they have a ‘beneficial interest’ in that asset, then they may be able to argue that they are entitled to a proportion of it.