Chris Belcher > Mills & Reeve LLP > Cambridge, England > Lawyer Profile

Mills & Reeve LLP
BOTANIC HOUSE
100 HILLS ROAD
CAMBRIDGE
CB2 1PH
England

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partner, National Head of Private Client

Career

Trained at Sharpe Pritchard and qualified in 1999. Subsequently solicitor then partner (from 2005) at Farrer & Co. Joined Mills & Reeve as a partner in 2009.  Member and former chair of Solicitors for the Elderly. Member of STEP.  Former trustee and vice chair of national charity Silver Line and former trustee and chair of local charity Cambridgeshire Community Foundation.

Languages

Conversational French

Memberships

Solicitors for the Elderly; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Education

University of Cambridge (1993-1996), MA Law

Leisure

Triathlon, duathlon, cycling, rugby

Lawyer Rankings

East Anglia > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Cambridge

(Hall of Fame)

Chris BelcherMills & Reeve LLP

The Cambridge office of Mills & Reeve LLP has ‘an international practice which would be the envy of many London-based firms‘, and one client remarks that it has ‘great intellectual depth of knowledge‘. Chris Belcher in Cambridge leads the firm’s national private client practice, and he specialises in advising wealthy UK and international individuals and families on tax, trusts and estates, including inheritance, capital gains tax planning and the protection of family assets. He ‘stands out not only for his huge expertise and outstanding technical knowledge but also for his ability to distill that knowledge to clients‘. Principal associate Alex Hunt and senior associate Emma Geale are also recommended for taxation and succession planning matters.