Raworths LLP Solicitors

Private Wealth Law Department

York, Hull and surrounds
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Raworths is highly regarded in the market for its private client offering. The team advises on wills, trusts and tax planning, as well as succession planning. One source says that "the team is excellent and headed by extremely talented partners."

Several interviewees praise the quality of the team, with one noting: "I think they are an outstanding team, staffed with charming, talented and highly professional individuals. They are unfailingly a pleasure to deal with from our perspective." Another interviewee states: "The team are extremely proficient, knowledgeable and helpful with their clients."

Notable practitioners

Caroline Hedges
advises high net worth individuals and families on wealth and tax planning matters. An interviewee praises her, stating: "The level of personal service is exceptional, and understanding of the clients and their requirements is top-notch. She can handle sensitive issues extremely well while also not shying away from dealing with matters that can be rather tricky. Her organisational skills are also excellent, and I would have no hesitation in recommending her to any of my clients."

Peter Greswold
regularly acts for business owners and entrepreneurs on capital tax planning and inheritance tax planning matters. He also handles residence and domicile issues. One of his peers notes: "He is a capable and strong lawyer."

Rachel Tunnicliffe
is recognised as a "standout leader in her profession." She handles matters for high net worth clients including tax and succession planning.One of her peers notes that "she has always been a fantastic practitioner." A source comments: "Rachel is able to demonstrate empathy for her clients and to build trust across the generations." Another source describes her as "a first-class trust lawyer," explaining: "She is incredibly knowledgeable, very good with clients and understanding and helpful. She is also very friendly and very able as well."

Senior associate
Sam Jenner
is "an up-and-coming star of the industry," according to one source, who adds: "He is very good at getting on with things and keeping the engine running. He is fantastic to work with." Jenner advises affluent individuals on tax and succession planning and estate administration. One interviewee states: "He has an excellent command of the detail and has shown himself to be a highly competent adviser. He has gone the extra mile when needed."