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Woodfines LLP

LOCKTON HOUSE, CLARENDON ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB2 8FH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01234 411421
Fax:
Fax 01234 413710
DX:
5869 CAMBRIDGE
Email:
Web:
www.woodfines.co.uk

Alun Butler

Tel:
Work 01223 411421
Email:
Woodfines LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Alun is a partner at Woodfines dealing with complex trust, wills, tax planning and charity law.

Career

Qualified 1989; following careers in teaching German and French (in comprehensive schools in East Anglia) and nursing (at the Westminster Hospital, London and the West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds); 20 years at Taylor Vinters; 13 years as partner; spent seven years leading the private client team.

Languages

French, German and Welsh.

Member

Cambridgeshire District Law Society; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and Charity Law Association (CLA).

Education

Manchester University; Nottingham University (German and education).

Leisure

Classical music, rugby, reading European literature, walking.


East Anglia: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Cambridge

Within: Leading individuals

Alun Butler - Woodfines LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Cambridge

The team at Woodfines LLP¬†underwent significant change last year but it still retains an experienced and respected team of private client lawyers.¬†Karl Dembicki¬†moved to¬†Buckles Solicitors LLP¬†but¬†Tim Addinell¬†joined from¬†Greenwoods GRM¬†to work with veteran consultant¬†Alun Butler¬†and¬†Esther Marchant, who has 30 years' experience in private client matters. The firm-wide practice is also led by a new recruit in the form of¬†Stephen Patch¬†who joined from¬†Taylor Vinters.¬†The firm handles the full range of¬†wills, taxation, estate planning, trusts and probate work for high-net-worth individuals, business owners, academics and entrepreneurs. Addinell recently acted for an estate valued at more than ¬£20m in a highly complex probate matter involving substantial shares and property.  

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