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High Net Worth Guide 2022

Ranked in 1 Practice Areas
2
Private Wealth Law
6 Years Ranked

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Provided by Richard Horwood

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Practice Areas

Richard Horwood leads the team as Head of the Private Client Practice Area, focusing on strategic planning for families, specialising in estates where there are elements of agricultural property relief and business property relief, often of high value. He regularly acts as professional executor, trustee, attorney, and deputy, liaising with a wide range of accountants, stockbrokers and other financial advisers.

Career

Richard has been with Longmores since 2001, advising individuals and families about their Wills, Trusts and Inheritance Tax planning arrangements. He has headed the Private Client team since 2014, having become a partner in 2008.

Professional Memberships

Richard is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Private Client Section of the Law Society, a member of the Hertfordshire Law Society Trust and Estate Committee. As well as being on the MENCAP and National Autistic Society panels of specialist solicitors and adviser to the Principal Lawyer at Hertfordshire County Council Adults, Children and Health Legal Services Team in relation to trusts.

Personal

Richard is a fan of all sports, particularly cricket and golf. He’s also happy on a sun lounger with a good book. Richard is a keen runner and uses some of the latest technology to track his progress.

Chambers Review

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High Net Worth

Private Wealth Law - Watford, Uxbridge and surrounds
2
Band 2

Richard Horwood advises private clients on tax planning and trusts. A source explains: "Richard provides erudite advice on complex matters when required, and explains it comprehensively. He also engages with clients across a range of experience and sophistication at an appropriate level." Another interviewee says: "Richard is an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer who is proactive and is a good communicator."

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Richard Horwood
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