Acknowledged for their expertise in private wealth law and private wealth disputes, 17 of our lawyers across the firm have been ranked among the leading lawyers in the country by Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide 2021.
From Cardiff to Cambridge, teams and individuals have been recognised as experts – senior partner Dawn Oliver is “a tour de force in her field of expertise”, while Alex Taylor is “very technically strong” and Carolyn Bagley is “very approachable, with a Rolls Royce brain and superb interpersonal skills.”
With several partners ranked in the top three bands, the team also has three ‘Associates to Watch’ – “highly competent and diligent” Antonia Cooper, Hauke Harrack, and “super smart” Katherine Hague.
Kerri Woodrow is named as ‘Up and Coming’ – “excellent, highly competent and experienced” and Mark Hartley is named as a senior statesperson, who is “very well respected and well thought of”.
Private wealth disputes are expertly handled by Beth King-Smith, known to be “really clever, very personable and has great relationship with clients and barristers, which enables her to be very direct and focused…she’s experienced in this area and it really shows.” Laura Banks, a Birmingham-based partner, is also singled out as “technically brilliant, really fantastic and good at the detail.”