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Whether a dispute has arisen following the death of a relative, you are concerned that a vulnerable adult’s finances are being exploited, or your parent is selling the family home to fund their care, our specialist Litigation solicitors have the expertise to help you find a solution to your problem or to achieve your desired outcome.

We have expertise in the following niche areas:

  • Will disputes
  • Inheritance claims
  • Disputes between Executors and Beneficiaries
  • Financial Abuse
  • Missing people
  • Continuing Healthcare claims
  • Care Home Fee disputes

Disputes like these can be extremely upsetting and complicated. At Ridley and Hall, our Litigation solicitors take great pride in being:

  • Experts in their field
  • Friendly and approachable
  • Passionate about getting the best outcome for you and your case.

Our Litigation solicitors are more than happy to have a free, 30 minute, no obligation chat to provide you with an initial assessment. When it comes to funding your case, we are able to offer a variety of options depending on your case and of course, your own needs. Ask us if we are able to act for you on a No Win, No Fee basis.

You can learn more about the areas of law we advise on below;


Our Areas of Expertise


The Legal 500 – The Clients Guide to Law Firms

The Legal 500 Says:

“The key focus of the contentious trusts and probate team at Ridley & Hall remains cases involving financial abuse of the elderly, particularly those with a predatory marriage element. Other work undertaken by the firm includes assisting the families of missing persons, and handling executor and beneficiary disputes. The practice, which is headed up by Sarah Young, was strengthened by the arrival of James Urquhart-Burton, formerly of Simpson Millar LLP, in early 2020.”


Our People

Sarah Young

Director
Sarah Young is one of a limited number of lawyers in Yorkshire who specialise in contentious probate law, which includes advising on – amongst other matters –  inheritance disputes, problems with executors and arguments involving trusts and the Court of Protection....

James Urquhart-Burton

Partner
James is an experienced solicitor who joined the Litigation Team at Ridley and Hall as a Partner in January 2020. James brings with him passion and understanding of the legal challenges faced by older people and their families. For a number of years now, he has advised people about their eligibility for funding for long-term care, particularly NHS Continuing Healthcare....