Winckworth Sherwood

Private Wealth Law Department

London (Firms)
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Winckworth Sherwood's private client team advises on a range of high-value matters, including estate planning, wills and charitable matters. Sources say that the firm has a "very strong private client practice" and note that "they are good with clients."

Interviewees highlight the team's client-handling skills, with one commenting that "they provide excellent service." Another says: "It is like a breath of fresh air to work with a team who is proactive and responsive." A wealth professional adds: "They are quick to respond, very professional and have brilliant client service."

Notable practitioners

Dhana Sabanathan advises wealthy clients on cross-border tax and estate planning. One market source notes: "The advice she gives is clear, in sufficient detail and in a language that even a layman client can understand." Another interviewee reports: "Her advice is very commercial and well thought out, and despite the technical nature of the law she is advising on, she delivers her advice very succinctly and clearly."

Tim Snaith focuses his practice on estate, tax and succession planning and is lauded as "absolutely top-notch." A source says: "He is fantastic and really brilliant. He is intellectually very capable and has a very good manner when dealing with clients." A wealth insider notes: "He is very good; he is very imaginative in the solutions he can think through and is very knowledgeable."