Philippa Torkington née Lewis > gunnercooke LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

gunnercooke LLP
M2 4LQ

Work Department

Private Client




Philippa is a Private Client Partner with over 15 years’ experience in private client services. Philippa advises on Wills and Estate Planning, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Trusts, Probate and Estate Administration, Deeds of Variation, Court of Protection applications and personal tax planning.

Philippa is dual qualified as a Solicitor and Chartered Tax Adviser and has gained experience in a Big Four accountancy firm. Philippa is also a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) which is the gold standard qualification in the private client area of practice.

Philippa specialises in advising entrepreneurs and high net worth individuals and their families on asset protection, succession planning and taxation together with dealing with complex estate and trust administration. Philippa takes a corporate approach to private client services to offer commercial, practical advice.

Previous Law Firms

  • Sinclair Law Solicitors (South Cheshire boutique firm), Head of Department
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • KPMG


  • Full member of STEP
  • Full member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation


  • The College of Law Chester
  • University of Liverpool, English & German Laws LLB (Hons)