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Clarke Willmott LLP

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 2Manchester and surroundsHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Clarke Willmott advises clients on wills and trusts, tax matters, estate administration and business succession plans. "The private capital team are friendly, down to earth and highly competent," reports an interviewee.

"They are highly experienced in the field of tax planning and will structuring," states an interviewee, who also says that they are "very easy to connect with and establish a good, easy-to-understand language, bearing in mind the technical aspects of wills and tax planning."

Notable practitioners

Senior associate Nicola Walker is "an impressive individual. She is by far the best private client lawyer I have worked with. She is not only highly technical but is personable, empathetic and responsive," says an interviewee, adding: "She has the ability to make every client feel like they are her only client." Walker advises high net worth individuals and families on domestic and international matters, including Inheritance Tax planning and estate administration matters.

Paul Davies is "very knowledgeable around trust planning and is often able to find a solution to a problem," according to a source. He leads the firm's private capital team in Manchester. An interviewee notes Davies for his "outstanding breadth and technical knowledge," and adds: "Paul is highly qualified and experienced in dealing with the requirements of high net worth clients. His advice is direct and and his style is relaxed, which inspires confidence."

Rebecca Clarke is a senior associate at the firm. She is recommended by an interviewee for her "proactive and constructive advice, technical knowledge, excellent client service and attention to detail." Clarke's work includes tax planning and estate administration matters.

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Manchester and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


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