Trust disputes can offer advisers a lucrative caseload and longer-term institutional and corporate relationships. Legal Business looks at the key players in a competitive market.
Wealthy business owners tend to have colourful lifestyles, families and ways of protecting their wealth, and these ingredients can often come together to form an explosive cocktail. Take Stanley Ho, the ageing Macau-based billionaire, who has been at the centre of a recent family feud over who would inherit his gambling empire. Having had four wives and 16 children, it was perhaps inevitable that family tensions would trigger incendiary litigation.