Kingsley Napley's Private Client team recognised by Spears' High Net Worth and Legal 500 2022

1 October 2021

Kingsley Napley's Private Client team are pleased to share that this week they have been ranked in both the Spear's HNW Tax and Offshore Indices and in the Legal 500 2022 guide for both Personal tax, trusts and probate and Court of Protection. For Legal 500 both Private Client and Court of Protection teams have risen a tier from last year.


Spears High Net Worth Tax and Offshore

  • James Ward - Top Recommended - Wealth Preservation
  • Jim Sawer - Top Recommended - Tax and Trust
  • Simon Hardy - Top Recommended -Property and Financial Affairs
  • Laura Harper - Rising Star - Tax, Wills and Trusts
  • Joseph Austin - Rising Star - Probate, disputed estates

Legal 500 2022 - Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate

  • The team rose to band 3 from band 4
  • James Ward - Leading Individual

Legal 500 2022 - Court of Protection

  • The team rose from band 3 to band 2
  • Simon Hardy - Leading individual

James Ward, Head of Department comments –

This has been an all-round team effort during a very difficult year for everyone, especially our more vulnerable clients. The way we all pulled together, having to juggle client care and quality work, while based from home was exceptional. A big thank you to the team.”

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