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Rix & Kay leaders in private wealth law

14th July 2020

Rix & Kay’s Wills, Estate Planning & Trusts Team based in Brighton & Hove has been ranked as a leading practice in the region specialising in private wealth law for high net worth individuals.

The ranking comes from the latest edition of the Chambers & Partners High Net Worth guide published in July 2020. Chambers and Partners is one of the leading independent legal research directories reporting on law firm capabilities globally.

Chambers and Partners reports,

“Rix & Kay is highly esteemed by sources for its experienced trusts and estates team. The team provides wealthy individuals and family businesses with advice on estate and succession planning, as well as wills and trusts disputes.

One source describes Rix & Kay’s Team as ‘a highly qualified and efficient team of lawyers with excellent knowledge and understanding of UK and international law who give clear and easily understandable advice and prepare documents quickly and efficiently.'”

Rix & Kay’s Wills, Estate Planning & Trusts Team operates from regional offices based in Brighton & Hove, Uckfield and Sevenoaks and works with high net worth clients across Sussex and Kent. The Team provide specialist advice on estate and succession planning with a focus on helping individuals to create, grow, protect, realise and pass on their business and personal wealth for the benefit of themselves, their families and successive generations.

In addition to Rix & Kay’s private wealth law ranking, Chambers and Partners has also recognised both Max Wright and Alan Foster as Notable Practitioners. Chambers and Partners rank individual lawyers on the basis of their legal knowledge, experience and their client service.

Chambers and Partners reports,

“Max Wright is proactive, gives sensible logical advice on complex matters and has been a terrific lawyer. Clients remark, ‘I cannot recommend Max strongly enough’. His work covers private client issues including trusts and tax planning. Another market commentator notes, ‘He is totally professional, has a brilliant decisive mind and is very easy to talk to.’

Alan Foster specialises in contentious trusts, probate and estates. Clients remark, ‘I respect him for what he does; he is a calm, measured practitioner. He is a steadying voice of calm in a very emotionally driven field of litigation and guides everybody to a sensible conclusion if he can. Otherwise he stands firm if he needs to litigate.'”