Evan Price’s extensive cross-practice knowledge has him uniquely placed to advise on matters which require a strong command of all aspects of Chancery law. He is regularly instructed to resolve matters involving broad and knotty issues that require urgent assistance.
Evan’s practice and expertise includes, litigation involving trusts and estates, property and insolvency law. He has recent and current experience of dealing with matters relating to companies and shareholders (including unfair prejudice), partnership, taxation (including SDLT) and professional negligence. He also advises families in relation to non-contentious probate matters and capital taxes.
Private Client: Contentious
Evan has recent experience of dealing with sensitive cases where publicity may become a problem. He has recent experience of cases where claims are made pursuant to the 1975 Act as well as all manner of claims about estates, including where there are claims of fraud. He has advised trustees of charities about restructuring their funds and organisation and in relation to disputes between directors of a charity about decisions taken by them. He has recently made a ‘Re Yorke’ application in respect of the estate of a former name at Lloyds.
- Schrader v Schrader  All ER (D) 89: Probate, undue influence, capacity, testamentary disposition of assets, claimant and defendant surviving sons of testatrix, testatrix making will in 1990 leaving residue of estate to sons (N and B) in equal shares, testatrix purportedly making new will in 2006 (2006 will), effect of 2006 will being to give N whole of vale of deceased’s house and to deprive B of his half, N bringing an action to determine entitlement under will, B contesting validity of will on grounds of lack of capacity and undue influence, whether 2006 will valid, whether undue influence established.
- Negus v Bahouse & Another  1 FLR 381: Administration of estates, family provision, application, deceased’s co-habitee, co-habitee’s entitlement to a reasonable financial provision from the deceased’s estate, whether co-habitee entitled to reasonable financial provision, Inheritance (Provisions for Family and Dependants) Act 1975, ss 1(1B), 2.
“Knowledgeable of equitable interests, boundary disputes and restrictive covenants.”
Legal 500 2020
“Instructed for residential and business tenancies and equitable interests.”
Legal 500 2018 - Property Litigation
“Very knowledgeable on landlord and tenant matters.”
Legal 500 2016
The Legal 500 directory for 2015 reports that Evan is a “reliable practitioner who is very experienced and does his work very thoroughly”. The 2014 edition says that he “provides forthright and commercial opinions, and is unflappable and clear in meetings”. Previous editions have said that he has “has an excellent grasp of property litigation and quickly gets to the heart of the problem.”
Legal 500 2015
Associations & Memberships
- Chancery Bar Association
- Property Bar Association
Evan Price is a self-employed, independent barrister whose practice is governed by the Code of Conduct of the Bar of England and Wales. He is regulated by The Bar Standards Board [Bar Ref 37133] and is fully insured with the Bar Mutual Indemnity Fund [BMIF Ref 2360/051] to provide legal services, please refer to the BMIF website for full details of the world-wide cover provided. He is registered for VAT under the reference 726803627.