Private Wealth Law Department

London (Firms)
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The private client team at Fieldfisher advises on complex international wealth management matters. The firm acts for a variety of individual and institutional clients. A trust adviser enthuses that "it's a pleasure to work with them."

A foreign expert reports: "They provide joined-up advice covering multiple practice areas and it's delivered in a practical and understandable format."

Notable practitioners

Alistair Robertson has extensive expertise in cross-border tax and estate planning matters. An industry source reports: "He is one of the up-and-coming lawyers of the next generation. He is a fantastic lawyer who has a very nice style and provides first-class advice." Another commentator notes: "He is very good and very professional."

Penny Wotton advises on domestic and international estate and succession planning, and her clients include wealthy individuals, families, business owners and trustees. "She has longstanding and loyal clients and she is very dedicated," says a source.

Peter Golden leads the firm's private client group and has particular experience advising on cross-border matters. "What sets Peter apart from his contemporaries is his ability to explain complex legal and tax implications in a manner that is easy to understand," comments one wealth insider, while another interviewee says: "He has very, very good client-handling skills."