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Browne Jacobson's private client team praised in latest Chambers High Net Worth Guide rankings

4 August 2021

Browne Jacobson’s Nottingham based private client practice has been ranked as Band One in the 2021 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide for its work in private wealth law. The guide is an independent and in-depth review that recognises lawyers and law firms operating in the international private wealth management space.

The latest guide praises the team for being “excellent, pragmatic and commercial” and as having a “highly professional service provided by knowledgeable, personable and approachable people."

In addition, four lawyers from the team have been ranked as notable practitioners including partner and head of the private client practice, Lucy Worwood who is ranked in Band Two and is “rated very highly” and praised for being "commercial, pragmatic and very collaborative”. Partner Imogen Holmes who joined the firm in June is also ranked in Band One alongside partner Wenna Thompson who is considered “the go-to at Browne Jacobson”, and as having “excellent lateral thinking skills”. Former partner and consultant for the practice, William Colacicchi is described as “having an excellent understanding of family dynamics and gives sound, practical advice.

The practice is made up of nine specialist lawyers across the firm’s Nottingham and London offices but works nationally with a diverse client base made up of families, wealthy individuals, land-owners, entrepreneurs, investors, trustees, accountants, independent financial advisors and other professionals, both on and offshore.

The team provides specialist legal advice on wills, tax planning, succession and estate planning, trust advice and administration, probate and powers of attorney, specialist advice on commercial trusts and non-approved pension schemes.

The practice is also ranked tier 1 by Legal 500 and regarded by Chambers & Partners as a "major name," and the "premier player for private clients in Nottingham”.

Lucy commented on the rankings:

“We are proud to have been recognised as one of the region’s leading private client practices.

“We strive to deliver high quality service and good commercial and pragmatic advice given to our diverse client base. These rankings are a great reflection of that and reinforce Browne Jacobson’s private client reputation in the market as specialist advisors who have a great ability to connect with its client base on a very personal level and handle sensitive and complex issues in a very professional way."

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