Cleaver Fulton Rankin has been recognised as a leading law firm for Private Wealth Law in the prestigious Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) Guide for 2023.
The HNW Guide provides a comprehensive view of the legal marketplace, ranking the best in practice lawyers and law firms in the international private wealth market. The guide covers a wealth of expertise across accounting firms, banks, wealth managers and fiduciaries, providing an in-depth analysis of the legal market. The research process involves conducting interviews with thousands of lawyers and clients, whilst assessing the sophistication of work, bench strength of the team and quality of client feedback and market commentary.
Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s Private Client team has retained a top Band 1 ranking for Private Wealth Law in the Guide, which is reserved for the highest calibre of legal services for private wealth matters. Cleaver Fulton Rankin is one of only two law firms in Northern Ireland to have been awarded Band 1 status this year, receiving excellent comments from clients, with one stating: “We are yet to throw something at them which they haven’t been able to deal with quickly and comprehensively.” Another praised the team’s “competitive service offering” with “good client contact and fast response teams.”
The Guide also recognised four individual lawyers including Director and Head of Private Client, Michael Graham, who has retained his Band 1 for Private Wealth Law, as well as Director, Timothy Rankin, who achieved Band 2 recognition. In the Private Wealth Disputes category, Managing Director, Jonathan Forrester continues to be the top Band 1 lawyer in Northern Ireland, while Associate, Rachel Gamble has been recognised as an Associate to Watch.
The Private Client department at Cleaver Fulton Rankin specialises in wills, inheritance tax and estate planning. The team also advises on the administration of trusts and estates, nursing care issues, mental capacity issues, enduring powers of attorney, controllership and matters involving the Office of Care and Protection. In addition, the department also has family and matrimonial and residential conveyancing expertise.
To find out more about the law firm’s Private Client services, visit Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s website.
Pictured: Cleaver Fulton Rankin’s Private Client Team L-R: Timothy Rankin, Melissa Ruddock, Brid McColgan, Rachel Black, Michael Graham, Aisling Wogan, Nemonie Fulton.