Alastair Goggins#7071

Alastair Goggins

Alastair is the Head of Gardner Leader’s Dispute Resolution and Charity teams.
Alastair has gained considerable experience in trusts, probate and inheritance matters since qualifying over 20 years ago, including disputed trusts and Wills with assets in foreign jurisdictions, removal of executors or trustees, devastavit and breach of trust cases and Inheritance Act claims of all kinds. He regularly acts for executors and beneficiaries in claims found in the Court of Protection and the High Court including challenges to LPA’s, and contested statutory will applications. In addition, Alastair handles a wide range of trust-related disputes, particularly those involving property elements such as TOLATA applications, tracing claims, resulting, constructive and quistclose trust matters.
Alastair acts for local, national and international charities in relation to probate disputes and Court of Protection issues, including Will challenges, trust and succession issues and LPA related matters. He also has experience in advising other not for profit organisations on all areas of litigation, including independent schools.
Alastair has been repeatedly recognised as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500.
Contributed to


Practice Areas


  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 1998


  • Charity Law Association
  • Member of Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)


  • LL.B (Hons) (1995)
  • Post Grad Cert in legal Management (2014)


  • University of East London (1992-1995)
  • University of Manchester (2013-2014)

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