Adams & Remers

Lewes Office

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Senior Partner: Robin Illingworth

Number of partners: 21 Number of qualified lawyers: 49

Languages: 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.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE:

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: [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: [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

Tel: +1273 403210

Email: [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: [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

Contact: 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, Doug Stewart, Tim Brittain

Contact: Sarah Furniss

Tel: 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