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Welcome to ThoughtLeaders4 Private Client.
A unique community designed for all practitioners involved in the Private Client intermediary network. Membership is free for practitioners so join below. 

Our Community Partners:
Kingsley Napley Rawlinson & Hunter Harbottle & Lewis Wilberforce Chambers EY Equiom Mourant Highvern Schneider MWE Gasser Partner Attorneys Payne Hicks Beach Bedell Cristin The IBSA Collas Crill PCD Club Carey Olsen Suntera Global Ogier ConTrA Radcliffe Chambers Peters & Peters Grant Thornton ARC LALIVE


 

Why do we exist?

We believe that working in close partnership with the industry, rather than a seller to it, we can focus on delivering technical and practical insights and valuable engagement with our community. 

Become a member of ThoughtLeaders4 Private Client and...

  • Join a community of experts, referrers and peers 
  • Participate in events of all types 
  • Interact and network using our digital Private Client Members Hub
  • Learn and share expertise through your quarterly Community Magazine 
  • Develop your professional and personal network 
     

Discover virtual content available live and on demand  

We believe that any live content should be easy to digest and simple to interact with. Over the last 12 months we have succesfully created over 50 online events in varying formats. These include:

  • Live Webinars 
    Short technical updates of 45-60 minutes
  • QuickFire Updates
    1 session, multiple speakers with live Q&A: Interactive session of 30-60 minutes
  • On Demand Technical Focus 
    Pre-recorded panel sessions and presentations : Technical & interactive from 2-4 hours of downloadable content at your leisure.

Targeted at professionals whose practice encompasses or touches Private Client. Community members will include:

Who should join?

Solicitors Solicitors
Barristers Barristers
Offshore Practitioners Offshore Practitioners
Private Banks Private Banks
Asset Managers Asset Managers
Trust Companies Trust Companies
Wealth Advisors Wealth Advisors
Accountants Accountants
Funders Funders
Tax Specialists Tax Specialists

Upcoming Events

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1 Day Conference • In-Person Event
29 Jun 2022
Crypto in Disputes

Crypto is increasingly prevalent in many areas of law and the resulting disputes involving Crypto are unique. Join this one day event talking all areas of disputes where Crypto is involved, where all 4 TL4 communities come together 


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1 Day ConferenceHalf Day Conference • In-Person Event
30 Jun 2022
Enforcing a Divorce Award

In a focused half day, understand best practice in planning for enforcement at the outset of a divorce proceeding from a multi-disciplinary panel of experts. 


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1 Day Conference • In-Person Event
05 Jul 2022
TL4 & ConTrA present: The Modern Trust - Contentious Trusts in a Changed Social Landscape

Join the very best in the international trust dispute field to challenge the most up to date developments in the last 12 months. 

The microphone is on, the coffee is hot and the room is bustling. Join familiar faces and meet new ones at our Contentious Trusts conference focusing on what is new and relevant for international trust disputes practitioners.


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2 Day Summits • In-Person Event
24 Aug 2022
TL4 & ConTrA present Private Client Summer School: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide

Bringing you the Ultimate Insider's Guide to all things Private Client. If you are newly qualified and looking to broaden your knowledge and develop your skills then you need to be here. In partnerhip with ConTrA, our programme is a full library of absolutely everything you would need to know and want to know about your practice area. In our unique Summer School style you can expect a load of networking opportunities in a very enjoyable setting.


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2 Day Summits • In-Person Event
29 Sep 2022
HNW Succession: Planning, Trusts & Disputes

New, Exciting, Fresh Content & Networking. Be guided through the Seven Ages of a HNWI and family, by experts from across the spectrum of contentious and non-contentious practitioners.


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Private Client Magazine Issue 7 - Offshore Edition: Topical Tropicals

We are delighted to present the Offshore issue of Private Client Magazine. In this edition our contributors discuss a range of topics impacting the offshore world, including crypto, deemed domicile, and onshoring.

We also get to know some of our community better with a series of 60 seconds with interviews, finding out their strangest/most exciting story in the industry, their role models, and what they are most looking forward to for the remainder of 2022.

Thank you to our authors and community partners for their consistent support, we hope you enjoy this latest edition.


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InterviewsInternational Women’s Day 2022 Profile
Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire - IWD 2022 - Bernadette Carey Profile

In this International Women's Month we want to shine a spotlight on a few truly amazing women in our community as they discuss their journey's to leading positions, highlight the challenges they faced in their progression, share their advice with the next generation of female practitioners as well as further action steps to #breakthebias and forge a more inclusive legal world. The Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire features a series of interviews that we will be publishing over the course of the month to celebrate women and champion change. 


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InterviewsInternational Women’s Day 2022 Profile
Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire - IWD 2022 - Sue Nickason Profile

In this International Women's Month we want to shine a spotlight on a few truly amazing women in our community as they discuss their journey's to leading positions, highlight the challenges they faced in their progression, share their advice with the next generation of female practitioners as well as further action steps to #breakthebias and forge a more inclusive legal world. The Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire features a series of interviews that we will be publishing over the course of the month to celebrate women and champion change. 


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InterviewsInternational Women’s Day 2022 Profile
Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire - IWD 2022 - Jennifer Ollerenshaw Profile

In this International Women's Month we want to shine a spotlight on a few truly amazing women in our community as they discuss their journey's to leading positions, highlight the challenges they faced in their progression, share their advice with the next generation of female practitioners as well as further action steps to #breakthebias and forge a more inclusive legal world. The Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire features a series of interviews that we will be publishing over the course of the month to celebrate women and champion change. 


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InterviewsInternational Women’s Day 2022 Profile
Thought Leaders 4 Women Who Inspire - IWD 2022 - Yindi Gesinde Profile

In this International Women's Month we want to shine a spotlight on a few truly amazing women in our community as they discuss their journey's to leading positions, highlight the challenges they faced in their progression, share their advice with the next generation of female practitioners as well as further action steps to #breakthebias and forge a more inclusive legal world. Today we launch our ThoughtLadies that inspire campaign featuring a series of interviews that we will be publishing over the course of the month to celebrate women and champion change. 


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Private Client Magazine Issue 6 - Let’s Talk Contentious Trusts

Issue 6 of Private Client Magazine is out and our authors are talking all things Contentious Trusts - from Sham trusts and the protectors’ power of consent, to NFT’s, digital art and money laundering. We also find out a little bit more about our members with a series of quickfire 60 second interviews. As we settle into the new year, 2022 will bring fresh knowledge, insights, and opportunities to bring the Private Client community together. We predict an action-packed year, and we look forward to welcoming you at some of our events both virtually, and in-person


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60-Seconds With: Jannika Glendon, Associate, Mcdermott Will & Emery

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) I focus my practice on dispute resolution issues, including contested estates, acting for high net worth individuals in private trust disputes, as well as commercial dispute resolution and arbitration.


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60-Seconds With: Emma Taylor, Associate, Collas Crill

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Commercial Dispute Resolution focused on Contentious Trusts in Guernsey and the BVI.


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60-Seconds With: Adam Fellows, Associate, Stephenson Harwood

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) My work is primarily personal tax advice, with a strong focus on international clients both with or looking to have a presence in the UK.


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60-Seconds With: Tamsin Wooldridge, Solicitor, Shakespeare Martineau

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Contentious trusts & probate


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60-Seconds With: Stephanie Antrobus, Solicitor, Womble Bond Dickinson

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) At present I do a mixture of non-contentious estate planning and contentious trusts and probate work, with a view to specializing into the latter once I have a strong foundation in both practices.


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60-Seconds With: Rosie Taylor, Associate, Womble Bond Dickinson  

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Trusts and inheritance disputes.


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60-Seconds With: Rosalind Russell, Associate, Withers

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) I’m an associate in our Trust, Estate and Inheritance Disputes team. We also cover Court of Protection work alongside our non-contentious elder law specialists. I am one year qualified so my practice is still pretty broad – I would say roughly half my clients are charities looking to defend probate or inheritance claims, and the rest are a mix of private individuals and trustees/executors


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60-Seconds With: Maria Chami, Associate, Stephenson Harwood

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) I specialise in contentious trusts and pensions disputes.


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60-Seconds With: Lucinda Brown, Partner, BDB Pitmans

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) I deal with trusts and estates disputes of all types, both onshore and offshore.


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60-Seconds With: Jessica Clark-Jones, Pupil Barrister, XXIV Old Buildings

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Commercial chancery


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60-Seconds With: Jerry Jamieson, Associate, Maurice Turnor Gardner

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Dispute Resolution – Contentious Trusts and Probate


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60-Seconds With: Holly Payling, Associate Director, Buzzacott

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Private client tax - dual qualified US/UK


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60-Seconds With: Emily Bueno, Associate, Mishcon De Reya

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) Everything that comes under the heading of ‘Private Wealth Disputes’. This is a broad church and covers disputes relating to trusts, estates, lifetime gifts, as well as proprietary estoppel claims, claims under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 and Court of Protection matters. My work frequently has an international, multi-jurisdictional element.


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60-Seconds With: Daniel Thorpe, Barrister, Radcliffe Chambers

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) I am building a varied practice across all of Chambers’ core areas of work. This includes private client, insolvency, commercial and real property disputes.


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60-Seconds with: Craig Dinnett, Associate, Collas Crill

Q) What is your key area of practice?

A) I work in the international private client and trusts team at Collas Crill.


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TL4 & ConTrA Summary | Private Client Summer School 2021

On Thursday 26th August 2021, we opened the doors to our first in-person event at ThoughtLeaders4 by kicking it off with Private Client Summer School: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide. For most delegates, this was the first event they had attended in over 18 months. For everyone in attendance at the summer school, there was a real sense of novelty to be back in the room where delegates were able to move freely, catch up, and begin to plant the seeds into relationships that will likely grow as they do in the industry.


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Private Client Magazine Issue 5 - Year in Review 2021: Looking Back and Looking Forward

In the latest issue of the Private Client Magazine, we present to you a ‘Year in Review’, which discusses the most significant trends and cases over the past 12 months. This edition also features an In Focus supplement on ‘Next Gen’, which tackles topical trends such as ESG, mental health, and generational wealth. Thank you to all of our authors, members, readers and Community Partners for their endless support and contribution. 2022 will no doubt bring new thoughts, ideas and trends, and we look forward to capturing new content and industry insight as we continue to navigate the legal maze.

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What we say

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What our members say

"The approach is impressive and refreshing and delighted to be on board the community"

- Lennox Paton

"This is a really unique and exciting approach to the industry; a true community feel and very pleased to be part of it"

- Kingsley Napley

What our
members say

"The approach is impressive and refreshing and delighted to be on board the community"

- Lennox Paton

"This is a really unique and exciting approach to the industry; a true community feel and very pleased to be part of it"

- Kingsley Napley
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Our Private Client Community Partners:
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For general community queries contact:


Laura Golding

Community Director
07841974969
email Laura

For Partnership queries contact


James Baldwin-Webb

Commercial Director
07739311749
email James

For help with all Private Client event queries contact:


Paul Barford

Founder | Director
020 7101 4155
email Paul

For help with Partnership queries contact:


Chris Leese

Founder | Director
020 7101 4151
email Chris

For help with general membership queries contact:


Danushka De Alwis

Founder | Director
020 7101 4191
email Danushka

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