Ian Wheaton | Barrister

Ian WheatonYear of call: 2002
Family, Trusts, Land & Property Barrister

Family law

Ian has significant experience in all types family matters involving children disputes both domestic and international, including the following:

Contact and Residence disputes under the Children Act 1989

Removal from the jurisdiction and S7 matters as well as matters involving a foreign element.

Domestic violence & injunctions, ex parte and on notice applications non-molestation matters and occupation orders.

Protection from harassment actions.

Divorce & Separation. financial provision including all interim applications and regularly advises and represents client in high value matrimonial finance, schedule 1 applications and cohabitation disputes .

Extensive experience of dealing with property and matrimonial debt,foreign divorces the armed forces, trusts, third party intervenors,distribution of pensions Ian also has experience in advising clients in relation to Pre and post nuptial agreements,.

Extensive experience of dealing with property and matrimonial debt, the armed forces, trusts, third party intervenors, distribution of pensions.

Trusts and Trustees law

Advice and representation in all manner of disputes concerning Trusts of Land work: under the Trusts of Land Act 1996, addressing express, resulting or constructive trusts and extending to coextensive issues such as proprietary estoppel, misrepresentation and undue influence.

Real property law

Experienced in broad spectrum of disputes concerning the disposition of land whether they involve neighbours disputes. adverse possession,boundary disputes ,easements ,restrictive covenants ,nuisance .possession proceedings because of his experience with family finance he has a keen interest in disputes ,trusts of land and equitable co-ownership.

Landlord and tenant law

Experienced in property disputes involving Landlord and Tenant (commercial, agricultural, and residential and commonhold) and possession matters. He taught commercial landlord and tenant to undergraduates for a few years prior to coming to the bar.

Trusts of land and proprietary estoppel

Ian offers advice and representation in all manner of disputes concerning Trusts of Land work: under the Trusts of Land Act 1996, addressing express, resulting or constructive trusts and extending to coextensive issues such as proprietary estoppel, misrepresentation and undue influence.

Professional Negligence

Ian regularly advises in professional negligence, and has dealt with with disputes involving accountants,  barristers, medical personnel, solicitors, surveyors and valuers. Ian not only has a thorough knowledge of the underlying field of practice but also can advise on  strategy.