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Wedlake Bell LLP

Private Wealth Law

4 ranked individualsBand 3London (Firms)High Net Worth 2021 View ranking table
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Wedlake Bell offers private client services to high net worth individuals and families. It advises clients on a comprehensive range of matters, including tax and estate planning. "I think they're a quality firm," states an interviewee, and another remarks: "They are a full-service firm so they can advise high net worth clients on a range of matters."

A source says: "They've always been a really responsive team. They are one of my favourite firms to work with due to their responsiveness and practicality. They get down to the nitty-gritty of things." Another source comments: "They are very collaborative, they are very responsive and they are always looking for the right answer for the client." A third source observes: "They come across really collegiate, approachable and knowledgeable. They enjoy working together and it's really refreshing. I'm genuinely impressed with them."

Notable practitioners

Antoaneta Proctor advises high net worth individuals and families on a range of matters, with sources noting that "she is exceptional on international tax." An interviewee comments: "She is extremely technically good, I cannot praise her technical ability enough. Her manner with clients is fantastic. She is very down to earth, she does not overcomplicate things and she always strikes the right tone." Another interviewee comments: "What stands out about her is how thorough she is. Her briefing documents are exceptional. You can really tell that she really thinks about the client's needs and her advice is always in a digestible format."

Camilla Wallace leads the firm's private client group and acts for high net worth individuals on trust structuring, tax and estate planning. "She's one of the best lawyers I've met," states a commentator, explaining: "One of her best skills is explaining technical matters in a user-friendly manner, but also navigating what could be quite tricky personal issues in a delicate manner. She has a real personal touch with families." Another commentator remarks: "She is a very talented lawyer. She is so down to earth and really technical." Interviewees praise her knowledge of tax, with one interviewee noting: "She genuinely enjoys tax law, which you can't say about many people. She has the ability to communicate complex tax laws and complex structuring issues to clients in layman's terms."

Emma Loveday often acts for high net worth individuals and families on a range of private wealth matters, including tax, succession and trusts. One source describes her as "exceedingly practical, deeply knowledgeable and extremely experienced."

Matthew Braithwaite advises on private wealth matters including international tax, estate and succession planning. "Matt is brilliant. Matt is first of all a very approachable and very down-to-earth individual," enthuses a source, who continues: "The other thing that stands out about him is that he has a very good grasp of matters and can explain things to clients in an understandable manner." One interviewee says that "he is very collaborative, he is very responsive and very knowledgeable," and another comments: "He is someone I'd highly recommend. I like him a lot. He is really bright, responsive and easy to deal with."

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Private Wealth Law

Wedlake Bell LLP

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Location

71 Queen Victoria Street

London

Greater London

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EC4V 4AY

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

London (Firms)

Private Wealth Law


Antoaneta Proctor
Foreign expert for Russia
Camilla Wallace
Band 2
Emma Loveday
Band 5
Matthew Braithwaite
Band 4