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Senior Partner: Andrew Parsons
Number of partners: 41
Number of other lawyers:
46

Firm Overview:
RadcliffesLeBrasseur LLP is a leading UK-based law firm providing business, regulatory, not-for-profit and private client legal advice.

Practice Areas
■ Tax
■ Wills
■ Trusts
■ Estates
■ Family
■  International Tax & Wealth Structuring
■ Succession Planning
■ Court of Protection
■ Contentious Trusts & Estates
■ Property
■ Employment
■ Professional Regulation
■ Corporate Investigations & Fraud
■  Corporate
■ Charities
■ Dispute Resolution

Main Areas of Practice:

Tax & Private Client:

Contact: Victoria Fairley
Partner, Head of Private Client
Tel: +44 20 7227 7329
Email: [email protected]
The firm has advised and acted for private clients since it was founded more than 170 years ago. The team advises on wills, succession and estate planning, heritage property, landed estates, trusts, lasting powers of attorney, wealth protection structures and UK and international tax planning. The team works with clients’ accountants and financial advisers to provide a cohesive service.

International Private Wealth:
Contact:
Jonathan Shankland
Partner, Head of International Private Client
Tel: +44 20 7227 7414
Email: [email protected]
The team is one of the few top London law firms recognised for advising high and ultra-high net worth individuals and families operating internationally. The needs of these discerning clients are often complex, and seemingly straightforward legal advice can often require a wider, holistic approach as well as a bespoke, personal and discreet service.

Charities:
Contact:
Sejal Raja
Partner
Tel: +44 20 7227 7410
Email: [email protected]
The firm has a long tradition of providing services for the charity sector. It guides charities and their trustees  through the increasingly intricate demands of charity law and practice and the many other areas of law which affect charities in their day to day activities. The team provides specialist advice on charity formation, governance, compliance and regulatory matters, trading, fundraising and tax.

Family:
Contact:
Caroline Penfold
Partner, Head of Family
Tel: +44 20 7227 7448
Email: caroline[email protected]
The firm understands how stressful family breakdown can be, and the team’s specialist knowledge is combined with sensitivity, empathy and discretion. The firm advises on divorce, children, civil partnerships, cohabitation agreements, emergency relief, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Contentious Trusts & Estates:
Contact:
Dominic Green
Partner, Litigation
Tel: +44 20 7222 7040
Email: [email protected]
The firm acts on behalf of executors, administrators, beneficiaries and dependants and its work frequently involves high value and complex trusts and estates in the UK and overseas. The team provides advice on international trusts and estates disputes, particularly following high profile changes in tax legislation, and international reporting standards and compliance. The firm advises on all aspects of contentious trusts and estates including claims for reasonable financial provision under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975; challenging wills on various grounds including a lack of capacity, undue influence and ineffective execution; applications to remove or substitute personal representatives; negligent execution of a will/administration of an estate; breach of trust; negligent trustees.

Employment:
Contact:
Sejal Raja
Partner, Head of Employment
Tel: +44 20 7227 7410
Email: [email protected]
The firm advises on: breach of contract and wrongful dismissal; discrimination and equal pay; maternity and parental rights; negotiating exit packages; negotiating contracts of employment; redundancy; representation in the Employment Tribunal and High Court; restrictive covenants; rewards, incentives and pensions; unfair dismissal; whistleblowing; personal and business immigration including residency, citizenship and visas.

Property:
Contact:
Karen Mayne
Partner, Head of Property
Tel: +44 20 7227 7273
Email: [email protected]
The firm advises UK and overseas clients on every aspect of buying, selling, financing and ownership of freehold and leasehold property in London and the UK. The team has acknowledged expertise in leasehold reform and advise individuals and tenant groups on the acquisition of freeholds from landlords and on individual leases. The team regularly advises on loans secured on a property, acting for lenders and borrowers. It can help with resolving issues affecting property, for example restrictive covenants and easements. The team works closely with its private client team in order to support clients with probate and court of protection sales and transfers of equity following divorce or dissolution of a civil partnership.