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Wenna Thompson

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Browne Jacobson LLP

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Private client and charities.


Partner, Wenna, is a member of STEP and the Charity Law Association with over 30 years’ experience of advising private clients and accountancy firms on all aspects of personal tax and estate planning.

Wenna has particular experience in advising clients on the use of trusts in the context of the devolution of family wealth and the preservation of family owned estates and businesses. She has also advised charities on all aspects of charity law and practice.


Trained Macfarlanes; qualified 1986; moved to Browne Jacobson 1989; partner Browne Jacobson 1991.


Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners; STEP; Charity Law Association


Wells Cathedral School, Somerset; Exeter College, Oxford (1983 MA Jurisprudence); College of Law, Chester.

East Midlands: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Browne Jacobson LLP is praised for its ‘first-class advice’, its ‘ability to work seamlessly as a team', and its 'meticulous attention to detail’. The ‘top-shelf’ practice handles wealth structuring for business owners and advises on a wide range of legal issues specific to landed estates, including business, agricultural and tax matters related to the administration of landed estates. Trust structuring, including offshore trusts and structures, are another string to the group’s bow. Key figures include practice head William Colacicchi, Wenna Thompson, and the ‘extremely approachableLucy Worwood, whose work ‘is always of the highest standard’. Stephen Howe, who recently made legal direcor, is also recommended. The team’s client base is mainly composed of families and family trusts, but also includes individuals.

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