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Adams & Remers

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Senior Partner: Robin Illingworth
Number of partners:
21 Number of qualified lawyers: 49
French, Portuguese, Spanish, German

Firm Overview:
Based in London and Sussex, Adams & Remers is a modern, responsive and approachable law firm with an excellent reputation in the legal services industry. The firm has developed a loyal client base which continues to grow. Adams & Remers helps private clients, businesses and institutions, both in the UK and internationally with a broad range of issues — from prime property transactions to AIM listings. The firm has developed a strong referrer network in London and East Sussex, most particularly within the HNW and UHNW sectors.


Residential Property:
3 partners; 8 fee earners based in Lewes and London
■ Residential property team handles matters ranging from the sale and purchase of family homes to high value properties, estates and portfolios of up to £50m for high profile clients
■ Specialists in listed property
Partners: Robin Illingworth, Caroline Roberjot, Suzanne Bowman
Contact: Robin Illingworth
Tel: +1273 403301
[email protected]

Commercial Property:
9 partners; 15 fee earners based in Lewes and London
■ Commercial property team advises on buying and selling commercial freeholds and granting leases, disposals or leasings of new buildings that often involve complex construction and financing arrangements
■ Substantial experience of property law for agricultural and rural estates, listed property, and other prime property in London and the South East ■ Specialists in: Care home sales, purchases and refinances; renewable energy; leisure; property development; commercial property pension fund work; pharmacies/healthcare; banking; retail, and landlord and tenant
Partners: Joanna Clark, Katherine Haslam, Robin Illingworth, Caroline Roberjot, Tim Brittain, Deepak Manghnani, James Turner, Jane Sinclair
Contact: Robin Illingworth
Tel: +1273 403301
[email protected]

Private Client:
2 partners, 14 fee earners based in Lewes and London
■ Private client team provides a full range of private client services and has developed a loyal client base which continues to grow. The team has a large, highly experienced team specialising in estate and tax planning, as well as having a reputation for handling complex and high value probate matters
■ The team is particularly known for expertise in estate and tax planning, supporting established and new clients, particularly in the HNW and UHNW sectors
■ Specialists in: estate and tax planning, including succession planning with a focus on U/HNWIs and their families; wills; probate; trust advice; trust management; powers of attorney; personal tax compliance; trust and probate litigation
Partners: Bibi Fortin Lees, Francis Nation-Dixon
Contact: Bibi Fortin Lees
+1273 403210
[email protected]

Contentious Trust & Probate:
3 partners, 7 fee earners based in Lewes and London
■ The contentious trust and probate practice area is a thriving department which has gained a strong reputation for providing a very high quality service covering London and the South East
■ The firm is recognised by other ACTAPS practitioners in London and the South and is highly recommended Partners: Lloyd Junor, Ashton Davies
Contact: Lloyd Junor
Tel: +1273 403275
[email protected]

Dispute Resolution:
3 partners, 9 fee earners based in Lewes and London
■ Experienced litigation team with both commercial and property sections. Property litigation team handle a variety of complex matters for a range of clients, increasingly in the HNW sector
■ Commercial litigation advises on complex commercial matters
Partners: Andrew Pawlik, David Barrett, James Stott
Andrew Pawlik
Tel: +1273 403259
Email: [email protected]

Corporate & Commercial:
3 partners, 7 fee earners based in Lewes and London
■ Legal and business advice to public and private companies
■ The corporate team advises on mergers and acquisitions; capital markets; joint ventures and shareholders’ agreements; partnerships and LLPs ■ Specialist employment lawyer and expertise in IT and IP matters
Partners: Sarah Furniss Simon Jones, Doug Stewart
Contact: Sarah Furniss
0207 024 4803
Email: [email protected]

Key Clients:
Freshwater Group of Companies:
■ Glynde Estates
■ Glyndebourne House Trustees
■ Morris (UK) Ltd
■ Firle Estate
■ Ashburnham Estate
■ Sussex Archaeological Society