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The private wealth disputes team at Boodle Hatfield has an excellent reputation in this market, and a litigation expert calls them "a class act." "They're excellent – the consummate private client practice," says one wealth insider.
The team handles a wide array of private client disputes, including wills, estate and probate matters. "They're the only firm I would personally go to. They're a broad team of excellent people and I respect every single lawyer so much," says a wealth commentator.
Andrea Zavos is head of the private client and tax department and is described by one source as "obviously excellent." She enjoys an extremely strong reputation for her work on a wide variety of domestic and international private wealth disputes. "She is so calm and works so hard. She's always a brilliant tactician," says one interviewee. Another states: "She is excellent in the contentious sphere."
Mark Lindley has a growing reputation in the contentious trusts market and is recognised as "a very impressive lawyer." "He is innovative in his approach and imaginative about the way he gets his cases sorted," says one source. Another comments: "He is quietly confident and gets on and does stuff."
Simon Rylatt is "a truly excellent lawyer," says a market source. He has significant experience in both contentious and non-contentious private client matters. "He's very suave and experienced," comments one interviewee, while another notes that "he inspires confidence."