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Willans

Private Wealth Law

2 ranked individualsBand 2Cheltenham and surroundsHigh Net Worth 2021 View ranking table

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Willans has been "efficient, knowledgeable, helpful and effective," notes a market insider. Members of the team assist clients with wills, trust and disputed inheritance matters. Another interviewee observes: "They are excellent for private clients with landed interests."

One source describes the team as "very efficient and reassuringly knowledgeable," adding: "They are clearly experts in their field, understanding and very thorough in their advice."

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Paul Gordon is "very knowledgeable, informative, and has a pragmatic approach," says one source. Gordon is the head of the litigation and dispute resolution team at Willans and has experience in contentious trusts. One interviewee highlights his strengths as "his in-depth knowledge and previous broad experience," and "his patience and understanding in dealing with multiple clients and always finding time to explain and discuss the case."

Simon Cook "has an in-depth knowledge and wide experience of his areas of expertise," says one source. Another says Cook has "a lovely way of dealing with the client," adding: "He is approachable and he puts things in a simple way." A third interviewee describes him as "extremely competent, knowledgeable and very approachable."

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Cheltenham and surrounds

Private Wealth Law


Simon Cook
Band 1
South West

Private Wealth Disputes


Paul Gordon
Band 2