Henry Stuart > Withers LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Withers LLP
20 Old Bailey

Living Wage

Work Department

Residential property.


Head of residential property team dealing with high-value residential transactions of London and rural property. Recent transactions for both national and international clients. The team acts on purchasing some of the most valuable residential property in England, particularly in prime Central London. The residential property team at Withers provides a personal and confidential service and works closely with wealth planning lawyers to create tax-efficient holding structures for property in the UK and worldwide.


Articled May, May and Merrimans; qualified 1984; Jaques & Lewis 1986-87; Withers 1987; partner 1992. Publications include ‘EFP’ vols 36 and 37, and ‘Kelly’s Draftsman’ (advising editor).


United Kingdom Environmental Law Association; Agricultural Law Association


City of London School; Nottingham University.


Cycling, tennis, squash, member of Solicitors’ Wine Society.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Real estate > Residential property

(Leading individuals)

Henry StuartWithers LLP

Withers LLP’s varied portfolio of work includes transactions involving prime central London properties, flats, farms and country houses. Its team frequently handles matters involving non UK-domiciled parties; recent mandates involved parties from territories such as the British Virgin Islands, China and India. Henry Stuart, who leads the team, is notably skilled in tax structuring, as well as offshore structures. Bertie Hoskyns-Abrahall is experienced in advising clients on the acquisition of estates, farms and country houses, either as first-time buyers or as part of a portfolio. Nicholas Vaughan, who is a fluent Italian speaker, is also highly recommended.