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Penningtons Manches LLP

DA VINCI HOUSE, BASING VIEW, BASINGSTOKE, RG21 4EQ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01256 407100
Fax:
Fax 01256 479425
DX:
148600 BASINGSTOKE 21
Email:
Web:
www.penningtons.co.uk

Michael Cash

Tel:
Work 01256 407183
Email:
Penningtons Manches LLP

Work Department

Private client and tax.

Position

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.

Career

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

Member

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

Education

Stonyhurst College; Southampton University.


London: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Cash - Penningtons Manches LLP

Within: Contentious trusts and probate

Penningtons Manches LLP fields an ‘incredibly responsive and super personable team that is always looking for the most cost-effective way to achieve the best result’. Head of team Michael Cash  has an ‘excellent mix of experience, knowledge and practical common sense’. Newly promoted partner Henrietta Mason  ‘stays calm even in the face of the worst adversity and is technically excellent. She is a very effective lawyer who attracts good work and will surely flourish as a partner’. Senior associate Sarah Lee  ‘ works tirelessly and is a fearsome advocate’. In a case that showcases the team’s ability to deal with complex cross border and high value matters it continues to act for the administrator of the estate of his Exalted Highness the 7th Nizam of Hyderabad. The long running dispute is over £35m that is held by National Westminster Bank that was deposited in 1948. Claimants to the funds are the States of India and Pakistan and various heirs to the 7th Nizam.

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South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Hampshire

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Hampshire

Penningtons Manches LLP 's advice is 'highly rated' and its 'charges are reasonable for the quality of advice and service offered'. The team has extensive expertise in trusts law, including that with an international aspect, and contentious issues such as the removal of trustees and disputes between trustees and beneficiaries. Its private client and tax practice handles the full range of advisory and disputes matters, assisting high-net-worth families resolve conflicts, preserve wealth and plan succession. The team acts for a number of high-profile clients and highlights included acting for an American family in an international burial dispute as well as handling trust and estate issues. Practice head Michael Cash's 'knowledge is first rate and he has a calm reassuring manner about him'. Other noted team members include Henrietta Mason, Siân Hodgson and Sarah Lee.

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