Henry L A Hood
Provided by Henry L A Hood
Senior Partner Henry heads Hunters’ family department, bringing over 25 years’ experience in HNW family cases. Henry is highly esteemed for his skilled and considered approach to complex, high-value financial remedy cases, often with cross-border elements. Henry has particular expertise with landed estates; his farming background means he is alert to their complexities, including dynastic trusts, partnerships and liquidity. Henry also frequently acts for financiers, entrepreneurs, professionals and other HNW clients and their spouses and is regularly instructed in UHNW nuptial agreements, including those with international elements.
Henry is accomplished in sensitive children cases, where his expertise and understanding are highly regarded. He has a strong Dispute Resolution base as an acclaimed mediator and is a trained family law arbitrator (finance) and collaborative lawyer. Henry is an Accredited Resolution Specialist in advanced financial provision and private children law.
Henry joined Hunters in 1985, becoming a partner in 1991 and head of the Family department in 2000.
Resolution member; Fellow of the International Academy of Family Lawyers; Lowtonian Society; Institute of Family Law Arbitrators (IFLA); Agricultural Law Association.
Married with five children, Henry lives in London and Dorset, where he farms (in a non-executive capacity!).
High Net Worth
Henry Hood is a well-respected family practitioner with considerable experience acting on high net worth matters. A source enthuses: "He is a magician; he always pulls it out of the bag. He is as smooth as you can imagine, nothing startles him, and he is as cool as a cucumber. He is cool, calm and collected." Another comments: "I like dealing with him very much. Henry is a tremendous lawyer; he is knowledgeable, efficient and unflappable."