Private Wealth Law Department

London (Firms)
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Russell-Cooke advises on estate planning and probate matters for high net worth clients, including family businesses, charities and landed estates. A market source comments: "It is an excellent law firm for private clients and has a down-to-earth approach."

Sources praise the strength of the team. One remarks: "They have a lot of good talent at the firm," and another source says: "It's a really nice team." One London solicitor notes: "They have good expertise on the European side."

Notable practitioners

Andrew Godfrey regularly advises wealthy clients on cross-border tax and estate planning. He is recognised for his specialist expertise in matters which involve Italy and the USA, and a marker adviser reveals: "I am really pleased with him."

Dawn Alderson is dual-qualified and can practise in both the UK and France. She has particular expertise in property and succession matters involving both jurisdictions.

Rebecca Fisher acts for a broad array of high net worth clients on estate planning and administration matters as well as wills and tax matters. A wealth adviser explains: "She is just a delight, she is very easy to work with. She is incredibly client-centric and very able to communicate with clients on sometimes very difficult issues." Another interviewee notes: "She is clearly an expert in her field but is also approachable and friendly," adding that "she is always available."

Richard Frimston is a consultant at the firm and has a longstanding reputation the private client market. An industry source notes: "His in-depth knowledge of various civil law jurisdictions in Europe is amazing." A fellow private client solicitor says: "He is brilliant and well regarded."

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