A trustee can be removed on the following ground:

  • If the Trustee deals with the beneficiaries estate deceitfully.
  • Where there is a conflict of interest between the trustee and the trust property.
  • He is incapable of carrying out his function
  • Refuses to act

A trustee can be removed in a number of ways, either with or without their consent. The trustee of an estate can be removed in the following ways:

  • By the court at its discretion
  • by the court pursuant to S. 41 of the Trustees Act 1925
  • By resignation
  • Upon attainment of majority by the beneficiary


Please call us on 0207 183 0084 or email us on property@olaleslie.com  if you want advise on duties of a trustee and to ask us about any reservations or queries that you may have; we are always happy to assist.