Kingsley Napley LLP has appointed Charles Richardson as a partner with effect from this week to head a new Landed Estates practice.
At Hunters Law LLP, where Charles was a Partner 2018 until now, he advised landowners and their families in their personal and business affairs. He specialises in particular in tax and succession planning issues that arise around landed estates and inherited wealth, be that acting for families, trustees, or executors.
At Kingsley Napley, Charles will head a new multi disciplinary practice for HNW clients with landed wealth and heritage property assets. The firm can advise on a range of issues from the creation of trusts and pre-nuptial agreements, to disputes over the restoration of listed properties and the inheritance of rural estates. Charles will be a member of the firm’s Private Client team, and will work closely with colleagues in Family, Corporate, Tax, Real Estate, Employment, and Immigration to support clients with a relationship – driven service.
James Ward, Head of Kingsley Napley’s Private Client practice comments: “I am delighted to welcome Charles to the firm. Clients often turn to us when they need help protecting their families’ heritage and ensuring they can look to the future with confidence. With the expertise that Charles brings we are very well-placed to support clients with their long-term strategies.”
Charles added, “I am really excited to be joining Kingsley Napley and to be heading up the Landed Estates practice. The firm already has a long-established reputation for excellence, innovation and client care, and I look forward to helping to grow this important area for our clients.”
Charles’s is recommended by both Spears and Legal 500 for his expertise in tax, trusts, probate and succession planning and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).