Godwins Solicitors LLP

Private Wealth Law Department

Southampton and surrounds
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Godwins' private client team assists clients with wills, trusts, tax and estate administration. "The team as a whole are impressive," states an interviewee.

"Godwins has proved excellent at explaining legal options for wealth management, in broad terms and in detail," comments a source, who continues: "The team provide great clarity on client choices and the possible tax, commercial or other implications of such choices, and have their feet planted firmly on the ground."

Notable practitioners

Alan Cowgill
 has a broad private wealth practice that includes advising affluent individuals and families on wills, trusts, probate and tax planning.

The "responsive and thorough"
Andrew Neal
focuses his practice on wills, probate, trusts and tax planning. "He has really impressed me with his personable approach to dealing with difficult family matters while at all times looking after the interests of his underlying client," says one source.

Fiona Leeson
advises clients on wills and succession planning and is experienced at handling probate matters. "Fiona dealt with matters very quickly, always providing up-to-date information, and is very approachable and helpful," says a client source, who adds: "She is brilliant, sympathetic and quick."