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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Private Wealth Law

4 ranked individualsBand 4London (Firms)High Net Worth 2020 View ranking table
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Penningtons Manches Cooper offers comprehensive private wealth services for domestic and international clients, with a legal source noting: "They have got a really, really good team."

Sources praise the level of service provided by the team. "They are responsive and practical," says one interviewee, and another comments: "They are very easy to work with as an adviser of high net worth clients."

Notable practitioners

Clare Archer leads the London private client team and advises on estate planning and probate matters. Sources praise her client-handling skills. One says: "Her interaction with clients is excellent," and another interviewee reports: "She is very approachable, very client-friendly and very adaptable at dealing with complex clients."

James D'Aquino advises domestic and international clients on estate and succession planning as well as trust and tax matters. A barrister enthuses: "He is an exemplary private client practitioner; he has massive technical expertise and is cool-headed." Another interviewee says: "He is precise, detail-oriented and has a strong knowledge of international advisory work."

Laura Dadswell has considerable expertise in international tax and trust matters. A source says: "She is very intelligent and a jewel of a private client lawyer," adding: "She has a very good grasp of her field and is a pleasure to work with." A peer highlights that "she has got a great reputation in the international space."

Ryan Myint focuses his practice on estate and succession planning, and his clients include wealthy families, trust companies and financial institutions. He has particular experience advising high net worth clients with links to the Asian market.

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Overview

Penningtons Manches Cooper is a leading UK and international law firm with a focus on private wealth. We offer innovative, clear and tailored advice across a full spectrum of legal services.
High net worth individuals, families, family offices and business owners with complex, multi-jurisdictional requirements have, for generations, turned to us for high quality, and frequently pioneering, advice on complicated tax, family law and succession issues.


We enable our clients to safeguard, grow and future-proof their wealth, addressing both short-term challenges and long-term strategies.


Our clients appreciate our open and sensitive approach to bringing family members together to start conversations about their hopes and fears for the future. Our warm personal service means that we have strong relationships with our clients, built up over many years.
We understand that every family or family business – regardless of their wealth – has issues and challenges that need to be resolved and we are not afraid to think creatively about their situation and work collaboratively with our colleagues to find solutions that work for all family members and business owners.


International mobility and multi-jurisdictional interests are realities of modern life for many of our clients. We have a strong international capability, assisting UK resident and non-resident, non-domiciled individuals, international families and family offices and business owners in numerous countries across the globe.

Private Wealth Law Department

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

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125 Wood Street

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Greater London

UK

EC2V 7AW

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London (Firms)

Private Wealth Law


Clare Archer
Band 5
James D'Aquino
Band 5
Laura Dadswell
Band 5
Ryan Myint
Band 5