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Kingsley Napley LLP

Private Wealth Disputes

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Kingsley Napley is a full-service law firm whose private wealth disputes team offers a depth of experience to high net worth individuals and families. "They've been great - sensible about fees, innovative in their approach, and tough where needed. You always felt they were in your corner," reports one market source.

Another commentator states: "They are just really high-quality strategists and are very experienced litigators in the private client field."

Notable practitioners

Kate Salter is developing an impressive reputation for her work on private wealth disputes. "Kate is super organised and very knowledgeable about estates and trusts," says one source. Another calls her "careful and practical."

Ryan Mowat is a highly respected lawyer who leads the firm's contentious trusts and probate team. "He's very good at leading the client through the process," notes a legal insider, who continues: "He gave pragmatic and grounded advice - so practical and tough as well as gentle and sensitive." Another interviewee says: "The attention to detail that he gives is extraordinary and he goes the extra mile in terms of case preparation."

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Overview

Our specialist Private Wealth Disputes lawyers have extensive experience acting in disputes for HNW and UHNW clients.

We act for trustees, executors, personal representatives, protectors, beneficiaries, charities and for individuals in a wide range of disputes involving estates, trusts and land.

We often advise on complex and cross-jurisdictional issues, and regularly work alongside other intermediaries based offshore. We have specialist expertise in fraud cases involving trusts and estates, and we work with our top ranked criminal team on cases which involve criminal allegations, and with our media and reputation team on cases which where our clients have a public profile or in cases which might involve a wider public interest. We also work closely alongside our leading family team in divorce cases involving trust property.

We are regularly instructed in relation to contentious matters arising in the Court of Protection and are experienced in advising charities in relation to their potential fraud exposure as well as defending charitable legacies and other such related disputes. We also act often in disputes arising in relation to family farms and landed estates. 

Members

Mowat, Ryan (Head of Department)

Greig, Emily

Metadjer, Anna

Phillips, Laura

Pymont, Katherine

Salter, Kate

Private Wealth Disputes Department

Kingsley Napley LLP

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Knights Quarter

14 St John's Lane

London

Greater London

UK

EC1M 4AJ

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