Boodle Hatfield adds partner to private client team
Boodle Hatfield, a private wealth law firm, has appointed Matthew Bennett as a partner in its growing private client and tax practice.
Bennett, who joins from Fladgate LLP where he was also a partner, advises both UK and international individuals and families on the management of their legal, personal and tax affairs. Much of his work includes advising on trusts and other asset holding structures. His client base ranges from entrepreneurs and company directors, to authors and artists.
Bennett also advises UK and overseas trustees and other fiduciaries on their duties and responsibilities and particular aspects of trust law. He acts as executor and as trustee for his clients and for a number of charitable trusts.
Bennett is also qualified as a chartered tax adviser and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation. He has been recognised as an expert in his field by Chambers UK, Legal 500 and Citywealth.
Boodle Hatfield’s private client and tax practice, one of the market’s leading providers, has grown in recent months, with the promotion of two partners in May.
Andrea Zavos, Head of Private Client and Tax at Boodle Hatfield, says: “We are delighted to welcome Matthew to Boodle Hatfield. His experience and expertise is extremely valuable in ensuring we continue to provide excellent advice to our clients, both in the UK and internationally.”
Sara Maccallum, Senior Partner at Boodle Hatfield, says: “Matthew is a great addition to the team. His appointment as a partner builds upon recent promotions within the private client team, bringing the numbers of partners to 13. We are thrilled to see the practice continue to grow in strength.”