DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Sintons

Private Wealth Law

2 ranked individualsBand 3Newcastle and surroundsHigh Net Worth 2020 View ranking table

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The team at Sintons handles private client matters including probate, estate administration and succession planning. The team also acts for high net worth individuals on contentious matters.

One market commentator observes that "it's very good in the local market." Another source comments: "I have found them very professional and efficient. Their response to e-mails is very swift."

Notable practitioners

Senior associate Emma Saunders focuses her practice on contentious probate matters. "Emma is wonderful," says one market commentator, continuing: "She is a really nice and down-to-earth person. She is very sensible and pragmatic." One interviewee comments: "I have found Emma to be very understanding, transparent and committed to my case. She is very good at explaining the law and looking at alternative ways to deal with the issues."

Paul Nickalls heads the firm's wills, trusts and probate team. He handles private client matters for high net worth individuals and families including wills, estate administration and inheritance tax planning.

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Newcastle and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Paul Nickalls
Band 3
North East & Yorkshire

Private Wealth Disputes


Emma Saunders
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