Highly regarded team with a strong reputation for its adept handling of non-contentious Court of Protection work. Continues to be instructed by an enviable roster of private clients, who benefit from its wealth of experience in handling high-value, complex matters. Frequently acts on matters involving vulnerable adults holding foreign assets. Notable specialism in advising charities on statutory will and lifetime gift applications. International strength complemented by team members in the USA, Hong Kong and Singapore.
An interviewee reports: "Withers go above and beyond to address clients' needs."
Julia Abrey advises on wills, trusts, probate and powers of attorney for vulnerable adults. She also advises on financial issues, including lifetime gift applications, with notable strength acting on cases with cross-border elements.
"Julia Abrey is a brilliant technical lawyer."
Stephen Richards acts for vulnerable individuals and charities on statutory will applications. He further advises on property succession and inheritance matters, including those with cross-border elements.
"He is a strong negotiator and a pleasure to work with."