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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Work Department

Private client and tax, private wealth


Partner in the London private client team advising HNW individuals, families and trustees on a broad range of private wealth, tax and trust matters. Her core focus is on wealth and succession planning for UK and international families, including remittance and pre-immigration planning, tax-efficient financial arrangements post-divorce and administering complex estates. She has also built a specialism in advising family businesses.


Lucy has been named one of eprivateclient’s ‘Top 35 Under 35’ three times and has also been listed as a Legal Week ‘One to Watch’. Included in the Citywealth Future Leaders 100 List.


STEP, the world’s leading organisation for private wealth professionals; sits on the STEP London City Branch committee

Lawyer Rankings

South East > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex

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Lucy Edwards  – Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP’s Guildford-based private client practice is known for its ‘very broad capabilities and diverse knowledge across the team’. Group head Lucy Edwards advises on a broad range of private wealth, tax and trust matters, with extensive experience in estate and succession planning matters, acting for UK and international families. She also has particular expertise in the use of Family Investment Companies as an alternative to trusts. Hannah Gearey has expertise in complex probate issues, substantial philanthropy matters, and vulnerable beneficiaries and those in receipt of personal injury awards.