Will Drewery advises clients on a wide range of trusts and estates disputes and Court of Protection issues.

Will is a solicitor who assists clients with a variety of complex and high-value private wealth disputes, including pursuing and defending claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, challenges to the validity of Wills, breach of trust claims and the removal of executors.  

Will additionally works on Court of Protection matters and has experience of contested and uncontested attorney/deputy matters. 

He has extensive experience working on non-contentious estate, trust and Court of Protection matters (many of which were complex), which he utilises when advising clients on contentious aspects in the same areas.
Will is a member of ConTrA, a network for contentious trust associates.

Recent work
  • Advising high-net-worth clients on a will challenge against a high profile individual's estate.
  • Defending and advancing claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
  • Advising the executors of a complex estate which included private company interests, potential insolvency issues and potential claims made by beneficiaries under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975.
  • Advising an executor on their defence against removal proceedings intimated by the beneficiaries. Successfully overseeing the administration of the estate and dealing with hostile beneficiaries.
  • Acting for high-net-worth attorneys undertaking an investigation into payments made by the donors to the third attorney. Dealing with an investigation launched by the Office of the Public Guardian.
  • Successfully defending a claim that a property had been procured by undue influence/unconscionable dealing.
Did you know
Will is a keen hockey player and can also often be found in a spin class (not while working...).


Our lawyers are experts in their fields. Through commentary and analysis, we give you insights into the pressures impacting business today.