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12th June 2024

Hunters’ Partners recognised in the Spear’s Index of family lawyers for HNW individuals

Hunters’ Partners recognised in the Spear’s Index of family lawyers for HNW individuals

We’re immensely proud to announce that six Partners in our Family Team have been recognised among ‘the best family lawyers for high net worth individuals’ in 2024.

The Spear’s Family Lawyers Index is a highly respected ranking of legal professionals who provide services to high net worth (HNW) and ultra-high net worth (UHNW) individuals.

Selection and inclusion in the Index is rigorous, with nominees meticulously evaluated based on demonstrated competence, client satisfaction and peer recommendations.

Henry Hood, Senior Partner and Head of Family & Relationships

Rank: High-value divorce cases

“Henry Hood is head of the family department at Hunters, a central pillar in upholding the multidisciplinary firm’s objective to identify clients’ needs and tailor work to each set of circumstances.”

Read Henry’s full profile: Henry Hood (Spear’s 500)

Jo Carr-West, Family & Relationships Partner

Rank: Wealth protection and preservation

“Family solicitor Jo Carr-West specialises in the complex financial aspects of divorce proceedings such as inherited assets, trusts and company law, as well as advising on wealth protection pre-marriage, and claims arising between cohabiting couples.”

Read Jo’s full profile: Jo Carr-West (Spear’s 500)

Olivia Piercy, Family & Relationships Partner

Rank: Domestic abuse and complex financial solutions

“Hunters’ partner Olivia Piercy, unusually in private client family law, is a domestic abuse specialist.

‘There is such much domestic abuse in every walk of life,’ she said. ‘The high-net-worth world is squeamish about domestic abuse, but times are changing.'”

Read Olivia’s full profile: Olivia Piercy (Spear’s 500)

Amy Scollan, Family & Relationships Partner

Rank: Complex litigation

“Amy Scollan deals with all aspects of family law at Hunters, with particular expertise in divorce and finance cases which often involve complex trust and company arrangements.”

Read Amy’s full profile: Amy Scollan (Spear’s 500)

Richard Kershaw, Family & Relationships Partner

Rank: Financial claims on divorce

“Richard Kershaw is regularly instructed in the High Court to help clients solve contentious will and trust problems, acting for trustees, beneficiaries or executors, as well as in complex, high-value cases involving private equity and hedge funds, onshore and offshore trusts, and landed estates.”

Read Richard’s full profile: Richard Kershaw (Spear’s 500)

Mark Stiebel, Family & Relationships Partner

Rank: Offshore assets

“Mark Stiebel joined Hunters’ family department in 2021 from Charles Mia to make good use of his knowledge of complex financial cases, particularly where offshore and onshore trusts are involved.”

Read Mark’s full profile: Mark Stiebel (Spear’s 500)

Full list of top family lawyers

See the complete list of top tax lawyers for HNW and UHNW individuals here: Best family lawyers for high net worth individuals in 2024 (Spear’s 500).