Jenny Cutts > Wedlake Bell LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Wedlake Bell LLP Offices
71 QUEEN VICTORIA STREET
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Jenny is a specialist Private Client lawyer providing advice on wealth protection strategies during lifetime and on death through Will drafting, the creation of trusts and advising on lifetime giving.
Jenny works for a wide range of clients from families with inherited wealth to entrepreneurs. She also advises those in their twilight years on managing money down the family line and on issues concerning mental capacity including the preparation of Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection work.
Jenny acts as an executor for her deceased clients and as a trustee for family trusts.
Trained Kelly & Anderson; qualified 2000; assistant solicitor Freethcartwright 2000-04; a year’s sabbatical in Rome; associate solicitor Hyde Mahon Bridges 2005; partner 2007; partner Cumberland Ellis 2008-12; partner Wedlake Bell April 2012 to date.
Netherthorpe School, Derbyshire; Nottingham Trent University (LLB (Hons)); BPP Law School.
Sailing, tennis and music.
Wedlake Bell LLP is a ‘team that is on the up’ with Camilla Wallace and Matthew Braithwaite (who are both ‘very collaborative’) and Jenny Cutts at the helm. The team continues to attract and retain various HNW and UHNW clients. It has specialists who advise on tax planning matters where there are heritage assets, art and collectibles for UK and international private collectors, charities, landed estates, artists and galleries. It added to the team too at partner level with the addition of Charles Wang from Rosenblatt (part of RBG Legal Services) . George Merrylees who joined from Irwin Mitchell advises on a range of cross-border tax planning, asset structuring and succession matters and is able to advise on complex matters in French.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
- Real estate > Property finance
- Corporate and commercial > M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m
- Real estate > Commercial property: corporate occupiers
- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate > Residential property
- Real estate > Commercial property: investment
- Private client > Contentious trusts and probate
- Private client > Family
- Real estate > Property litigation
- Corporate and commercial > VAT and indirect tax
- Real estate > Commercial property: development
- Real estate > Construction: non-contentious
- Crime, fraud and licensing > Fraud: civil
- Employment > Senior executives
- Real estate > Construction: contentious
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > Intellectual property: trade marks, copyright and design
- Employment > Pensions (non-contentious)
- Employment > Employers