Coodes Solicitors recognised in global guide to high net worth expertise

Coodes Solicitors recognised in global guide to high net worth expertise

Posted on July 20, 2018

Coodes Solicitors has been recognised for its service to high net worth clients in a global guide to the best law firms. The Chambers High Net Worth Guide recommends the South West law firm for advising high net worth individuals on estate planning, trusts and probate.

Based on independent research and client feedback, the Chambers High Net Worth Guide ranks the world’s leading lawyers, as well as accountants, private banks, wealth managers, fiduciaries and philanthropy advisers.

The guide describes Coodes Solicitors as being “highly recommended by local sources for its expertise in handling estate and succession planning for landed estates, farming clients and business owners.”

Based across Cornwall and Devon, Coodes Solicitors’ Wills, Probate and Trusts team has established a reputation for working with high net worth individuals, including some of the region’s most prominent landowners. The department offers expertise including in trusts, estate planning and tax advice during estate administration.

The guide singles out Coodes Partner Richard Pollock, saying “He advises clients on a wide range of matters, including tax and estate planning and wills, and has a particular interest in charity law.”  A client quoted in the guide says: “I have always found him to be very good with clients and very knowledgeable. He does very well on the technical side and is also very personable.”

Partner Richard Pollock is based in Coodes’ Launceston office and acts for a number of the firm’s high net worth clients. With specific expertise in estate planning and trusts, he is a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), Chair of STEP West of England, a Fellow of the Agricultural Law Association and a Court of Protection Panel Deputy.

Richard Pollock says, “Being recommended in such a prestigious global guide demonstrates Coodes’ credibility among high net worth clients and external professionals. At Coodes we act for a diverse range of clients from all walks of life and take pride in giving a first-class service to everyone.”

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