Howard Kennedy strengthens its private client practice
Howard Kennedy's Private Client team strengthens its practice with the appointment of two lawyers.
Yousafa Hazara joins Howard Kennedy as an associate from Stephenson Harwood. She advises on all aspects of private client law with a particular focus on advising high net worth individuals, families and trustees in relation to estate planning, trust structures and taxation matters with an international element.
Australian qualified solicitor Lauren Sieprath joins the team from Sydney based firm Brown Wright Stein. Lauren advises on the administration of high value and complex estates, often with assets in more than one jurisdiction. She also advises high net worth individuals and their advisers on estate planning and wealth structuring for tax mitigation and succession planning purposes.
Commenting on the growth of the team Liz Palmer, Head of Private Wealth, comments "We are excited to be strengthening our Private Client team. This will help to meet the demands of our growing client base, providing straightforward legal advice and creating solutions to ensure their wealth is protected, now and for future generations. Yousafa and Lauren are great additions to the team and will provide our clients and their advisers with an even wider range of experience in lifetime planning and estate administration."
Howard Kennedy has 53 partners and numbers 350 people in total and works alongside national and international clients across many disciplines, including banking, corporate and commercial, family, finance, employment, dispute resolution, intellectual property, private client, real estate and tax. Howard Kennedy has particular focus on the Private Wealth, Financial Services, Media and Technology, Real Estate, Retail and Leisure, Sports Individuals sectors.
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