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Greene & Greene has a strong private client offering, particularly with regard to tax-related mandates. The team is equipped to handle various matters for elderly clients, including issues of capacity. A local source notes: "They are friendly, down to earth and bring a comforting approach to client liaisons."
The source continues: "They have an extensive knowledge base and the ability to show their legal teeth, should it be needed." A market commentator states: "Greene & Greene lawyers were far more to the point and explained at a level that I could easily understand. In my experience of these matters through work and personally, this is comforting, and cuts costs at the same time."
Benjamin Fox has a practice that encompasses the full spectrum of contentious trusts and probates, with further experience in cross-border and offshore mandates. He also regularly advises clients on claims related to wills and capacity, with a legal source reporting: "He took a considered, nuanced approach and has a very commercial mind on him."
Wayne Perrin has a substantial practice, advising on complex estate and succession planning mandates and tax restructuring. Sources also commend Wayne for having "an excellent knowledge of trust law," and "a lot of experience doing tax." One commentator notes: "I think he is pragmatic, pretty clear and precise and very efficient." Another interviewee enthuses: "Wayne Perrin is the best private client lawyer I have dealt with over recent times."