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High Net Worth Reading and surrounds Private Wealth Law

Work in this area includes but is not limited to: charitable planning; wealth transfer; business succession planning; estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax planning (in the US); life and health insurance planning; the creation and administration of trusts and estates; asset transfer; the taking-public of closely-held businesses; and structuring outward and inward investment. Contentious matters are also included, such as trusts disputes, probate contests and contested wills. In larger jurisdictions, these matters are ranked separately in a Private Wealth Disputes table.

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Band 1
  1. Blandy & Blandy
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1
  2. Field Seymour Parkes
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 1
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Band 2
  1. BDB Pitmans LLP
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    BDB Pitmans LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 2 | 6 Years Ranked
    The team at BDB Pitmans advises on estate administration and wills. The team also advises on business succession and tax matters.
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Band 3
  1. 3
    Irwin Mitchell
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    The team at Irwin Mitchell is hugely well regarded nationally for its private client practice and also has a strong team in Reading. The team advises on estate planning and administration as well as tax and trusts.
  2. Shoosmiths LLP
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    Shoosmiths LLP
    Private Wealth Law
    High Net Worth 2022 | Band 3 | 2 Years Ranked
    A source explains: "They have an obsessive focus on the client but are happy to challenge assumptions to make clients think, and above all, understand. All the advisers at Shoosmiths that I have worked with exhibit a high level of both professionalism and subject matter knowledge."