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Boodle Hatfield's award-winning private wealth disputes team specialises in high value and complex disputes, including contentious trusts and estates matters. The team provides bespoke strategic advice alongside a full dispute resolution practice. The team has extensive experience working in key trust jurisdictions around the world and navigating complex cross border disputes.
Boodle Hatfield's private wealth litigators are regularly involved in international as well as domestic trust and estate matters.
"It is a very good firm," says a London-based lawyer, who adds: "They have a number of good people there. They are good, commercial and sensible." Another source says that "I am happy to refer conflict work to them - they always do a good job."
Simon Rylatt assists clients with both contentious and non-contentious private wealth matters. "I have been incredibly impressed by Simon, he helps to run a really slick operation. He has a deep understanding of trust disputes," says a source. Another interviewee says: "He is a very able guy and I really rate him."
Mark Lindley advises fiduciaries, individuals and families on offshore and onshore trust and estates disputes. "Mark is excellent, he is somebody who is really technically able and tenacious," says an interviewee. Another commentator states: "I think he is phenomenal, extremely bright. He is really inventive with ideas, he is really good to have on your side. He is brilliant."
Andrea Zavos leads the private client and tax department at the firm, drawing on considerable experience in handling high-value trusts work. Fellow solicitors acknowledge her "fantastic reputation" as a "a great practitioner who has really made her mark in the sphere." Another source says that "she is hugely pragmatic and an astute lawyer."