Chambers HNW 2020 Guide

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Longmores Private Client team has again achieved a ranking in the Chambers HNW 2020 guide for their work on private wealth management and preservation. Richard Horwood, Partner and Head of the Private Client team is also recognised individually as a notable practitioner.

Chambers High Net Worth is the world’s leading guide to the top professional advisers for private wealth. The guide covers private wealth specialists in more than 50 countries around the world and in every US State. Every year, they interview thousands of private wealth specialists, including lawyers, accountants, bankers, wealth managers, fiduciaries, and family officers, as well as ultra high net worth clients themselves. The Chambers HNW 2020 guide provides objective guidance on an international scale with recommendations that are based on in-depth analysis provided by a team of experienced researchers.

Private Client: Band 2

What the guide says

The private client team at Longmores provides advice on wills, trust and estate planning and administration, tax planning and wills. It also assists with probate and powers of attorney.

The team is “professional, well organised and efficient, and technically accurate,” remarks an interviewee, and another source notes: “The individuals there are great. Their private client work is very, very good.

Notable practitioner: Richard Horwood

Richard Horwood is head of private client at the firm. He assists clients with tax planning, wills and trust and estate administration. “He is extremely sensible, he knows his stuff on all sorts of private client tax matters, and he has a broad range of knowledge,” observes a commentator, adding: “I regard him very highly, he is excellent.”

Commenting on his team’s achievement, Richard Horwood said:

I am thrilled to have been recognised in Chambers HNW guide once again, and especially grateful to the referees that helped the researchers with their analysis. It is an honour to be identified as a notable practitioner and a reflection of the specialism that we pride ourselves on at Longmores. Above all though, I am delighted that the team, as a whole, has achieved the ranking, and is testament to their hard work, knowledge and dedication.