Practice Overview

Leigh Sagar is a barrister of England and Wales whose practice includes: 

(a)   trusts and estates and commercial advice and litigation 

(b)   the administration of digital information, created and used by deceased persons and persons who lack capacity in relation to their property and affairs and related litigation 

(c)    the administration and taxation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and tokens and related litigation

He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and the Society for Computers and Law (SCL). Leigh is the Chairman of the STEP Digital Assets Special Interest Group.

Leigh is an editor of chapters in Williams Mortimer & Sunnucks, including probate claims and administration actions, procedures towards obtaining grants and the administration of digital information. He is contributor to the England and Wales section of the STEP Directory and Yearbook. He has recently written a book on The Digital Estate, published in March 2018.

  • Trusts, Wills & Estates

    Succession, probate and administration advice and litigation

    Leigh can advise on the preparation of wills.

    Leigh can advise and appear on behalf of executors, administrators and beneficiaries in probate disputes and on the activities of personal representatives in their administration of estates.

    He can advise personal representatives on planning and administration in relation to digital information created and used by the deceased persons whose estates they are administering.

    He can advise on associated taxation and professional negligence issues.

    Trusts and trustees advice and litigation

    Leigh can advise and appear on behalf of trustees and beneficiaries in trust disputes and on the activities of trustees in their administration of trust estates.

    He can advise trustees on the administration of digital information, created and used by them.

    He can advise on associated taxation and professional negligence issues.

  • Additional Information

    Memberships

    Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)

    STEP Digital Assets Working Group

    Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)

    Chancery Bar Association