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Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work 020 7629 7411
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London SE1, London W1K, Oxford

Andrea Zavos

Work 020 7629 7411
Boodle Hatfield LLP

Work Department

Private client and tax.


Andrea is a member of the contentious trust and estates team. She specialises in advising individuals, trustees and trust companies in complex, high value disputes both domestically and internationally.  Andrea is acutely aware that family relationships are often at stake and she takes that responsibility seriously. She is highly regarded for her ability to engage with clients and other professionals in a sympathetic and constructive manner. If she needs to fight, she will do so but otherwise her focus is always on achieving a mediated settlement.  She also works closely with wealthy families on succession planning including wills, trusts and long term tax planning and succession structures.


Andrea joined Boodle Hatfield as a partner in May 2014 having previously been a partner at Speechly Bircham.


Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).


Southampton University.

London: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Andrea Zavos - Boodle Hatfield LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Boodle Hatfield LLP  is ‘at the top of its game; it is a firm that really cares about its clients’. Simon Rylatt  is ‘one of the pre-eminent practitioners in this field globally’ and Andrea Zavos  is ‘excellent at running litigation and keeping sight of the big picture’. The ‘hardworking and astuteMark Lindley  has ‘already established himself as a star in this practice area; he has an approachable manner and is a very good technical lawyer’. The team receives significant referrals from leading UK firms, high-net-worth individuals and international intermediaries. The team has a strong reputation for its work in resolving disputes/managing complex litigation and has considerable expertise in advising on multi-jurisdictional tax, asset protection, trust, family business and governance as well other succession issues.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Boodle Hatfield LLP has a ‘great private client team comprising high-quality lawyers’. Simon Rylatt is an ‘impressive tactician’ and the ‘highly experiencedAndrea Zavos is an ‘excellent lawyer’. Zavos is ‘very straight with clients and a tough opponent’. The ‘outstandingSue Laing is a ‘top private client lawyer’. Mark Lindley is ‘one of the best lawyers of his generation, very clever and has genuine expertise in this area. He handles extremely high profile matters well’. Sara Maccallum is another ‘excellent’ member of the team. The group has a large international and domestic client base. Hayden Bailey has extensive experience of tax planning and advises entrepreneurs, family business owners and city executives on their UK capital taxation strategy, wills, trusts and corporate governance issues. He also advises non-UK domiciliaries on their UK tax. The department is well-equipped to advise wealthy individuals and families, family businesses, art collectors, philanthropists, trustees, protectors, family offices and landed estates on a broad range of issues.

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