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Stevens & Bolton LLP

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 1Guildford and surroundsHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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The private client team at Stevens & Bolton has considerable experience advising domestic and international clients on planning and disputes matters. A source says: "It is a quality firm."

An interviewee notes that the team is "wonderful, reassuring and utterly professional." Another source says: "The firm is efficient and friendly."

Notable practitioners

Daryl Fox heads the firm's probate and estate administration team and advises wealthy clients on wills, trusts and estate planning. A source says: "She is a high-quality estate lawyer." Another interviewee notes: "She is extremely supportive and very knowledgeable."

James Lister advises high net worth clients on trust and estate disputes, often dealing with cross-border issues. A source says: "He is very, very technically sound. He is tactically very good." Another interviewee confirms: "He knows probate litigation extremely well, he is a very good tactician, he has great tactical awareness."

Nick Acomb advises private clients on wills, estates and international succession planning. He has particular expertise in complex tax planning. A source says: "He is very supportive, helpful and extremely experienced in his particular field." Another interviewee notes: "Acomb is technically excellent."

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Guildford and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Daryl Fox
Band 3
Nick Acomb
Band 2
The South

Private Wealth Disputes


James Lister
Band 1