Hunt & Coombs Solicitors

Private Wealth Law Department

Peterborough and surrounds
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The private client specialists at Hunt & Coombs advise wealthy individuals and families on wills and probate, and also assist with inheritance tax planning and the establishment and administration of trusts. The group has additional expertise in lasting powers of attorney and Court of Protection matters.

"They've always been professional and supportive for clients we have introduced, and clients introduced to them have always spoken highly of the lawyers," says a professional adviser. Another source states: "They are local and always friendly, helpful and quick to respond, with a wealth of knowledge and experience between them."

Notable practitioners

Henry Anstey "knows his onions," says a source, adding: "I've got a lot of time for him. He's a good guy who really knows his stuff." He leads the wills, trusts and probate team at the firm and advises on a wide range of private client matters. "Henry Anstey in particular is very good at explaining complicated situations in an understandable manner," observes a commentator.

Paddy Appleton is the head of private client at the firm and he focuses on tax planning, wills and trust administration. He also has experience of Court of Protection and power of attorney work. "He's very good with people - he's got that ability to calm down people and difficult situations," says an interviewee.