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Hunters’ success in the Chambers HNW 2022 Guide

  • July 14, 2022
  • By Hunters Law LLP

We are pleased to announce that Hunters has been highlighted as a leading firm in the seventh annual publication of Chambers HNW 2022.

Hunters is ranked in the Private Wealth LawArt and Cultural Property Law and Family/Matrimonial: High Net Worth categories.

Art and Cultural Property Law, ranked in Band 2, is recognised in the Guide for being well-known for working with artists, dealers, collectors and institutions on contentious and non-contentious matters. The firm’s mandates range from the purchase and sale of art to ownership and restitution matters. “They are a very, very nice firm to work with, and you get good value advice from Hunters,” observes a commentator. Partner Mark Stiebel is highlighted as a key contact.

Family/Matrimonial: High net worth has achieved a Band 2 ranking with sources saying the team is “excellent” and “highly professional.” 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.”

Within the Family/Matrimonial: High net worth category, Senior Partner Henry Hood is ranked in Band 2 and he is recognised as a well-respected family practitioner with considerable experience acting on high net worth matters. A source enthuses: “He is a magician; he always pulls it out of the bag. He is as smooth as you can imagine, nothing startles him, and he is as cool as a cucumber. He is cool, calm and collected.” Another comments: “I like dealing with him very much. Henry is a tremendous lawyer; he is knowledgeable, efficient and unflappable.”

Additionally, Partner Jo Carr-West is ranked in Band 5 and she is recognised for advising wealthy clients on a wide array of family matters. A peer notes: “I am always happy to refer a case to Jo if I am conflicted. She is terrific. She is very wise, very focused on a resolution and she’ll give you a good fight.” Another source comments: “She is a go-to for the underdogs in the world. She is brilliant; she puts cases together very well.”

Private Wealth Law is ranked in Band 5, noting that the team is “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, Partner Mary Elliott is highlighted for her 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.”

Find the Firm’s full profile and rankings on the Chambers HNW website here

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