Mark Feeny is a Partner at Brabners. He is the head of the Private Client department and takes a lead role for a number of PLC and Landed Estate families in the North West of England, as well tax and succession planning for many family owned businesses.
Mike Hunter is a senior financial planner, joining Rathbones in 2017 from Lloyds Bank Private Clients. Mike has over 30 years’ experience of working in the financial services industry. He is a Chartered Financial Planner and a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society who specialises in providing holistic financial planning to high net worth individuals.
Professor Lesley King is a Professional Development Consultant at the University of Law. She is Co-Author of Wills, Taxation and Administration: A Practical Guide; A Modern Approach to Wills, Administration and Estate Planning (with Precedents); A Practitioner’s Guide to Wills; Wills: A Practical Guide and Editor of The Probate Practitioner’s Handbook. Professor King is the wills and probate Columnist for the Law Society Gazette and writes extensively on wills, taxation and related matters.
Leigh Sagar is a barrister of England and Wales whose practice includes: trusts and estates, commercial advice & litigation, the administration of digital information, created and used by deceased persons and persons who lack capacity in relation to their property and affairs and related litigation and the administration and taxation of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and tokens and related litigation. He is a member of STEP, the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS) and the Society for Computers and Law (SCL). Leigh is the Chairman of the STEP Digital Assets Global Special Interest Group. Also an editor of chapters in Williams Mortimer & Sunnucks and he is contributor to the England and Wales section of the STEP Directory and Yearbook. He has written a book called The Digital Estate, published by Sweet & Maxwell .
Michael Sherry practices in all areas of tax law including Private Client interests, family constitutions, family investment companies, using substantial shareholder exemption to protect proceeds of disposal of family business using structures (including group structures) to secure BPR despite substantial investment portfolios and property. “Michael is a barrister known for his commercial approach to direct tax problems. He is very commercially minded. Inventive and a good technician. Good at coming up with solutions to problems – we go to him when we hit a brick wall’ Chambers & Partners. He appears in all courts, most recently in the Supreme Court in December in the Hancock appeal.
Susan Sherry is a Legal Director at Hill Dickinson. She joined the private client team in August 2016 after working for 10 years at DWF as Liverpool office location head. She has particular expertise in creating wealth management strategies in order to efficiently manage clients’ assets.
Christopher Whitehouse advises on trusts, wills and taxation matters. He is the co-author of Trust Taxation (2nd edition), one of the editors of Dymonds Capital Taxes and a principal contributor to the Trusts, Wills and Gifts volumes of the Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents.