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Adams & Remers

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Senior Partner: Robin Illingworth
Number of partners: 17
Number of qualified lawyers: 38
Languages: French, Portuguese, Spanish, German

Based in London and Sussex, Adams & Remers is a modern, responsive and approachable law firm with an excellent reputation in the legal services industry. They have developed a loyal client base which continues to grow. Adams & Remers help 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 have developed a strong referrer network in London and East Sussex, most particularly within the HNW and UHNW sectors.

Adams & Remers have recently merged with Mayfair firm, Evans Dodd.


Residential Property
3 partners; 6 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: 01273 403301
Email: [email protected]

Commercial Property
5 partners; 8 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 Stott
Contact: Robin Illingworth
Tel: +1273 403301
Email: [email protected]

Private Client
3 partners, 9 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, Simon Mitchell    
Contact: Bibi Fortin Lees
Tel: +1273 403210
Email: [email protected]

Contentious Trust & Probate
2 partners 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: 01273 403275
Email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution
■ 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
Partner: Andrew Pawlik

Corporate & Commercial:
■ 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: Simon Jones, Doug Stewart and Rima Mehay

Key Clients:
■ Freshwater Group of Companies: The team advised on aspects of s.20 Consultation concerning major structural works on Landmark buildings in Central London. The approach to consultation was not straightforward and involved key strategic advice for a significant costly project. The value of the matter was £1.8m
■ Glynde Estates
■ Glyndebourne House Trustees
■ Morris (UK) Ltd
■ Firle Estate
■ Ashburnham Estate
■ Sussex Archaeological Society