Andrew Bishop



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Associate to watch 2023 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide: Private Wealth Disputes 1 year

Rising stars 2023 Legal 500 Contentious trusts and probate

Andrew qualified in March 2016 having gained a First Class Law Degree from The University of Liverpool and a Distinction in his Legal Practice Course fromThe University of Law. He is recognised by Chambers, and Legal 500 as “tremendously hardworking, knowledgeable” and “one to watch”.

Andrew deals with disputes relating to Wills, Trusts and Estates.  He has acted in multiple leading court cases, but is equally experienced in resolving disputes in private at mediation.

Andrew has acted for clients nationally and overseas. He takes instructions from both those disputing Estates and those defending their interests.

Professional highlights:

  • Successfully acting in a claim for reasonable financial provision in an estate worth over £100m.
  • Acting in A v A over the entitlement to administer an Estate. The Applicant was able to obtain a declaration that her marriage was valid, and therefore that the subsequent marriages were bigamous.
  • Acting in Bullock v Denton which secured the right for reasonable provision from an Estate. This case was the first authority that allowed recovery of success fees.
  • Acting in Antonio v Williams which was the first case to confirm that a court can make an order for reasonable financial provision before a grant of probate has issued.
  • Acting in Lattimer v Karamanoli regarding the Defence of a summary judgment application involving complex arguments over a predatory marriage and rectification of a will involving an estate worth c£10m. The case received widespread media coverage.
  • Acting successfully in Kettridge v Adams in 2024 over claims relating to death bed gifts and reasonable financial provision for a cohabitee under the Inheritance Act.

Andrew is also a leader in trying to change the law in relation to predatory marriages, working closely with Fabian Hamilton MP to lobby Parliament. Andrew has featured regularly in national newspapers, radio interviews and live on BBC news to comment on the topic of predatory marriage. Most recently, Andrew featured in Channel 5 Documentary ‘Inheritance Wars’.