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Mike Muston

Mike Muston

Senior Associate

T: 01225 730 239 (DDI)
T: 01225 730 100

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Mike is a Senior Associate in Royds Withy King’s dedicated Contested Wills, Trusts & Inheritance Disputes team. He has helped many clients with issues relating to Will disputes, claims for financial provision, disputes between executors and disputes between attorneys in the Court of Protection. Mike is focused on providing practical solutions to help clients through difficult situations.

Dealing with Mike Muston over a difficult case of probate made me feel that we would win, which in the long term proved to be right.
David Palmer

About Mike

Mike is ranked as an Associate to Watch by the Chambers High Net Worth Guide and is also recommended by the Legal 500.

A barrister states: “He is extremely good and is building up a formidable practice.” A client says: “He is understanding and easy to communicate with, and I feel assured he will do his utmost for us.” Chambers High New Worth Guide

“Mike Muston is excellent with clients and able to quickly get to the heart of any dispute.” Legal 500

Mike’s experience includes:

  • Challenges to the validity of Wills, including issues of capacity, undue Influence, execution, lack of knowledge and approval
  • Court of Protection disputes
  • Claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975
  • Prorietary Estoppel and Constructive Trusts
  • Acting for charities in defending inheritance disputes
  • Disputes over the administration of estates

Mike has also contributed articles to the well renowned Trusts & Estates Law and Tax Journal


  • Full Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS)
  • Full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP)


Outside of work, Mike enjoys spending time with his young family and friends. He can often be found out with them for woodland walks or heading to the local seafront café in his home town. Mike enjoys watching sport, in particular rugby, cricket and football, and annually dusts off his cricket bat to play for the Bath Lawyers Cricket Team.


Clients are often looking to resolve inheritance and trust issues in a timely and cost effective manner. It is often a difficult time for clients, with emotions running high for the parties involved. I am very focused on building strong relationships with my clients and, through understanding their individual needs, get to the heart of the issues and work out how best to resolve them.

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