We are pleased to announce that Hunters has been highlighted as a leading firm in the sixth annual publication of Chambers HNW 2021.
Hunters is ranked in the Private Wealth Law, Art and Cultural Property Law and Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth categories, along with a selection of fee earners being recognised as leading individuals in their practice areas.
Private Wealth Law, ranked in Band 5, highlights Hunters’ private client team as “really excellent,” says a source, adding: “I’m impressed with the team and the diverse range of expertise that they have.” An interviewee remarks: “Hunters are excellent. They are really brilliant. They have some excellent lawyers who are technically competent and have great judgement on difficult private client matters.”
Within the Private Wealth Law category, Mary Elliott is ranked in Band 5 and has notable experience advising high net worth clients on estate planning, wills and trusts. One source notes that “she gets things done in a timely manner,” and another comments: “She’s a very good lawyer. I think she’s very approachable, she has great technical knowledge and is very friendly.”
Art and Cultural Property Law has achieved a Band 2 ranking and a source notes that Hunters is an “excellent“ firm. The firm’s “good, solid lawyers“ handle domestic and cross-border art matters, including title disputes, restitution claims, treasure matters and transactions. “They have strong expertise and have always been very open and helpful,” says an interviewee, adding: “I can vouch that they are really good lawyers technically and have always been helpful.”
Within the Art and Cultural Property Law category, Gregor Kleinknecht is ranked in Band 2 and is highlighted by a market commentator as “one of the names you come across often. He is extremely bright and knows this area inside out and is good with clients.” He handles disputes transactional matter, and is notable for being qualified to practise both in England and Wales and in Germany. “He is a really personable lawyer, and has international experience in art and cultural property matters,” says a source.
Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth is ranked Band 3 and Chambers highlights that Hunters’ family team advises on a range of family matters including those with complex financial and international issues. The team also advises on children matters. An interviewee notes: “It’s such a strong firm.” Sources say the team is “excellent“ and “highly professional.”
Within the Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth category, Henry Hood is ranked in Band 3 and leads the firm’s family department and has considerable expertise advising wealthy clients on family matters. A source enthuses: “He is a finance wizard, he’s exceedingly wise and well regarded.” A barrister confirms: “He is exceedingly good, he’s very measured and gentle, he is really, really good.”
Additionally, Jo Carr-West is ranked in Band 5 and advises on the financial and children aspects of family law. A source explains: “She is very good, clients get on with her extremely well, she is timely, responsive and efficient.” Another interviewee notes: “She is highly responsive and has an intricate knowledge of case law.”
Find the Firm’s full profile and rankings on the Chambers HNW website here.