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Debenhams Ottaway continues to be ranked in band 1 for private wealth law in the recently published Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2023 legal directory. This is the seventh consecutive year that the team is recognised as the go-to trusted legal adviser to wealthy clients in the area.

Debenhams Ottaway has one of the largest and most experienced Wills, trusts and probate teams in Hertfordshire and works with high net worth individuals, their families, businesses and advisers. Clients include City professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners in Hertfordshire, London and across the UK who often have complex international business and property assets. Working with other teams across the firm, they help them navigate legal challenges and make the most of new opportunities.

Debenhams Ottaway puts their clients and people at the centre of everything they do. Their reputation is built on trust; they have long standing relationships with generations of families; and have combined their experience with creativity to grow a strong and loyal client base. They have one of the highest net promoter scores in the sector, a measure of their clients’ satisfaction.

The Wills, trusts and probate team receives excellent client care feedback “the firm has significant depth and works very well as a team to ascertain the best client outcome. All issues to date have been fully answered and resolved”.

Managing partner, Susan Glenholme, is “well regarded and is definitely one of the key private client lawyers in this area”. She also maintains her band 1 individual lawyer ranking in Chambers HNW 2023 with a source commenting “Susan is one of the most charismatic people you could ever meet. Even in very difficult and trying circumstances she makes all parties feel at ease and facilitates constructive discussions. I would trust her with all aspects of my clients’ affairs.”

Susan Glenholme comments “I am very proud that Debenhams Ottaway is recognised for the seventh consecutive year as a band 1 firm for private wealth law. We really value the independent research carried out by Chambers HNW – the feedback from fellow professionals and clients reinforces the high level of knowledge, expertise and client care our team provides in their roles as trusted advisers”.

Chambers High Net Worth ranks the top law firms and lawyers working with wealthy individuals, their families and their advisers, based on recommendations by HNW clients and their advisers. The guide also recommends leading accountancy firms, private banks, wealth managers, trust companies and other professional advisers to HNW clients locally, across the UK and around the world.

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