Lynsey McIntyre focuses her practice on litigation, including contentious trusts and estates, commercial and property disputes. She has experience dealing with cross-border disputes in relation to offshore trusts.


  • Pursuing a professional negligence claim against an offshore trustees’ former lawyers that drafted defective deeds resulting in failed retirements of the trustees and UK tax liabilities – the dispute was ultimately resolved by way of expert determination; also dealing with ancillary disputes arising out of the failed retirements and appointments
  • Successfully applying to set aside various court orders to permit a Guernsey trustee to defend English High Court proceedings concerning shares worth £30m, where three law firms had purported to represent the trustee in the proceedings for 3 years without the trustee’s knowledge or authority
  • Advising an offshore trustee on its obligations to disclose trust documents in Caribbean court proceedings involving several beneficiaries of the trust.
  • Acting for offshore trustees in applications for directions and Beddoes relief

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  • The Legal 500 UK 2014, 2016, 2018-2022
  • Winners of Private Client Team of the Year at Legal Week British Legal Awards 2019
  • Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Contentious Trust and Estates Team of the Year in 2012 to 2013


  • London Solicitors Litigation Association
  • The Contentious Trusts Association (ConTra)
  • MWE Trusts & Estates Controversy Group


University of Law London, ACTAPs course, 2014 to 2016
College of Law Chester, 2000
Warwick University, LLB, Honours, 1998

The Law Society of England and Wales

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