Paul is a Partner in the Private Wealth department. His practice covers a broad range of work for UK and international families and entrepreneurs, encompassing everything from Wills and probate to the most complex tax planning. He has a particular focus on working with international clients, especially concerning trusts and other wealth structuring opportunities.
Court of Protection work forms another part of Paul’s caseload. He is experienced in advising elderly clients (Lasting Powers of Attorney, tax mitigation and the like) and in recent years has developed an expertise in handling trust and probate disputes, itself a specialist area. Paul acted for the widow, in her claim regarding her late husband’s Will, in the case of Eade v Hogg  EWHC 1057 (Ch).
Paul is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and a student member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.
Legal 500 has recognised Paul as a ‘rising star’ in his field for the last two years: Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate as well as Contentious Trusts and Probate.
Clients have commented that Paul is “knowledgeable, reliable, proactive and genuine” and that ‘he is not afraid to stand up to the other side or, indeed, the client when necessary to further their position’.