Michael Cash > Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP > Basingstoke, England > Lawyer Profile

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP
RG21 4EQ

Work Department

Private client and tax.


Advises on non-contentious and contentious aspects of private client work; trust and estate litigation both domestic and international, succession planning, and acting for charities.


Trained Farrer & Co; solicitor Wiggin & Co 1993-2002; associate Penningtons 2002; partner 2003.


Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS); STEP; Charity Law Association.


Stonyhurst College; Southampton University.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

(Leading individuals)

Michael CashPenningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP acts for high-net-worth individuals, families, trusts and estates and the majority of its work has an international component. Practice head Michael Cash is adept at advising on domestic and international trust and estate litigation such as breach of trust claims and claims under the Inheritance Act 1975. Henrietta Mason is another noted name in the market for her work with UK and overseas individuals and charity clients. Sarah Lee has advised on the interaction between estate law and human rights claims, as well as issues under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 where money in trusts and estates is linked to criminality.

South East > Private client > Contentious trusts and probate

The contentious trust and probate team at Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP  is known for advising charities, executors, and trustees on complex multi-jurisdictional matters, such as contenting wills and trusts, international trusts and estates, and breach of trust claims. The practice is led by Michael Cash, who divides his time between the firm’s Basingstoke and London offices, working with Henrietta Mason.