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IDR Law

Private Wealth Law

2 ranked individualsBand 1North East & YorkshireHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Harrogate-based litigation boutique IDR Law is a "great firm," says an interviewee, who adds that "they know what they're good at and do it well."

IDR Law specialises in representing clients involved in private client disputes, including trusts litigation, will challenges and estate administration cases. A source describe it as "an excellent, modern law firm with a clear focus and ethos."

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Founding director of the firm Martin Holdsworth is "exceptional - he has a knack of getting to the crux of the matter and is a realist and excellent at managing difficult situations," says a fellow solicitor. "He is an expert in his field and has a stellar reputation," states another interviewee, adding: "He leads by example and is approachable, decisive, innovative, helpful, knowledgeable, practical and savvy. He is an excellent and trusted adviser."

Senior associate Richard Thomas is "very much one to watch in this field and is a compassionate adviser with a very good manner," according to an interviewee. A fellow solicitor says that he is "very knowledgeable and I'd have no hesitation in recommending him."

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North East & Yorkshire

Private Wealth Disputes


Martin Holdsworth
Band 1
Richard Thomas
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