Carson McDowell's Private Client team top Chambers UK High Net Worth legal directory rankings.

15 July 2022

Practice Area: Private Client

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Carson McDowell's Private Client team has again been ranked as a leading practice in the Chambers UK High Net Worth legal directory.

The High Net Worth (HNW) guide, published following in-depth research and analysis of lawyers and clients, provides a comprehensive view of the private wealth legal marketplace, ranking lawyers and law firms. Those ranked in the guide understand the complex needs of HNW individuals and provide specialist advice and legal services.

Carson McDowell's Private Client team, led by Partner, Neil Bleakley, have been recognised as one of only two Band 1 practices in the guide for Private Wealth Law due to their significant experience in providing specialist advice and assistance on a range of private client or personal legal matters, including estate planning and administrations, wills and trusts.

Clients have described the team as a "large team of professionals with diverse skills and competencies". Another client adds, "They are knowledgeable and professional in all aspects of their advice. I feel they can deal with very complex cases". Clients particularly praised the firm's client service, noting that "In my view, Carson McDowell offers an excellent service and can be relied upon to address matters in a timely fashion".

As well as the exceptional team ranking, Neil Bleakley, Partner, consistently excels in the individual lawyer rankings, maintaining his Band 1 recognition. Neil is the Head of the firm's Private Client team and is well-known for advising wealthy clients on complex trust and estate planning and administration matters.

Neil is described as a "deservedly a well-respected private client lawyer who has excellent technical knowledge and a very personable manner." Another interviewee said that "Neil is an absolute pleasure to deal with. He is very knowledgeable in his field of expertise and can be relied upon to give solid legal advice."

The Private Client team at Carson McDowell pride itself on providing high quality, discrete legal advice to private clients in a compassionate and caring manner. If you require any advice or guidance regarding your personal legal affairs, please get in touch with our team.

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