Individuals and families
Our award-winning teams’ uncompromising focus on achieving outstanding client outcomes means we build client relationships built on absolute trust.
Advising high net worth individuals, family estates, trusts and offices, entrepreneurs, philanthropists and individuals, our highly skilled and experienced teams provide a range of services encompassing family, private wealth and residential property.
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Protecting your personal interests
Named as one of the Top Family Law Firms by eprivateclient, we act for both UK and non-UK Citizens, offering discrete, comprehensive and tailored legal advice on a range of circumstances either at the outset of cohabitation, marriage or civil partnership, or on the breakdown of a relationship. We can advise on marriage or civil partnership, mediation, children and adoption, illness and loss of capacity, cohabitation agreements, divorce or separation and domestic violence.
As one of the UK’s largest award-winning specialist teams, our depth of experience allows us to understand the circumstances faced by many to provide guidance on a range of legal matters. This includes advice on UK and international tax and estate planning, trusts and trust administration, business affairs, landed estates, immigration and employment. We act for a wide range of UK and international individuals and families and their trustees and advisors.
Our team of established professionals advise clients ranging from individuals, overseas investors, offshore entities, corporates, international and UK banks, developers, funds, trusts to UK investors, on all aspects of residential property. Providing efficient and forward thinking solutions to our clients, we also have close links with other property specialists such as architects, property finders, agents, surveyors, private banks and overseas connections, to assist.
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Agriculture, Estates and Rural Business
Our agricultural law team includes over 20 specialists in property, rural planning law, business partnerships, company law, tax and trusts, litigation and family issues. Team members have a background related to, or a keen interest in, the countryside and rural issues. Our broad expertise provides clients with the best possible advice on traditional agriculture and estate management, as well as in facilitating development, diversification and intensification of land use.
Estate Planning, Wills and Probate
An award-winning team, we offer a full service to individuals, families and trustees with an expanding global reach. Our experienced team can guide you through the process of managing your wealth and can advise on all available tax planning options, choice of executors and guardians for your children, dealing with assets in multiple jurisdictions, distribution of your personal effects and ongoing trust structures.
International Tax and Estate Planning
We advise on complex legal and tax issues for international non-domiciled individuals, whether UK resident or non-resident, international families and business owners. Working with our colleagues across a range of departments we are able to provide international clients with a complete service. We also have an extensive network of worldwide contacts to deliver a collaborative service in a cost-efficient manner.
A leader in leasehold enfranchisement, we successfully served the first ever collective enfranchisement claim notice on the day the 1993 Act came into force in 1994. The team navigates clients through the process of any lease, sale, purchase, enfranchisement or funding to provide a practical and commercial solution.
With a number of qualified mediators and trained collaborative lawyers within our family and matrimonial team, we can provide a full service to clients to resolve problems arising from relationship breakdown in a cost-effective and amicable way.
Residential Landlord and Tenant
Our dedicated team has expert knowledge ranging from prime residential landlord and tenant law, tenancy agreements to block management. The team advises both landlords and tenants and works with individuals, management companies, agents and residents associations to deliver practical, commercial solutions on a variety of wide ranging and potentially complex issues.
Trust Management Services
Our experienced team provide a full legal and management service for new and existing UK trusts, advising on all aspects of the setting up and administration of trusts, both in the UK and abroad. The team also advise on other wealth holding structures, such as foundations and partnerships, helping clients to determine which is the most appropriate for their circumstance to preserve their wealth for future generations.
As one of the UK’s largest specialist teams, we understand our clients’ priorities and our goal is help them achieve their goals. We work with clients to discuss their concerns and find a solution. This includes advice on offshore structures for UK tax mitigation, offshore tax and trust holding structures, restructuring offshore trusts, setting up offshore trusts and UK tax implications of offshore structures for UK resident individuals.
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A refreshing habit of putting its clients’ interests first.
Legal 500 UK 2020
They are willing to fight for their clients to achieve the best outcome.
Chambers and Partners UK 2019
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