Solicitor Chloe Harbutt has joined the private wealth team at city law firm Hewitsons.
Newly-qualified Chloe joins Hewitsons from another national law firm, where she worked in its tax, trusts and estates team, dealing with a wide range of matters including will drafting, estate administration, lasting powers of attorney, UK inheritance tax and succession planning advice for domestic and international clients.
In that role, she assisted solicitors and partners working with high net worth clients who require advice, as well as assisting clients with complex wills.
The private wealth team at Hewitsons, delivers a range of services, from agricultural and business property relief to estate administration, estate and tax planning, wealth management and succession and wills. Its inheritance and succession team was commended by The Times Best Law Firms 2020.
Partner at Hewitsons Daniel Curtis, who heads the private wealth team, said: “Chloe is bright, friendly, motivated and ambitious and she displays a genuine passion for private client work and for pursuing a career as a successful private client lawyer. We are delighted to welcome her to the team at Hewitsons, where she will deliver a range of services to our clients.”
Daniel himself is named as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 2020 Guide and the Chambers & Partner’s High Net Worth guide 2020.
Chloe said: “I’m delighted to be joining Hewitsons’ highly respected private wealth team, working alongside some of the best practitioners in this area of law. I look forward to bringing my experience to a new set of clients to help deliver ‘Absolute Client Focus’, for which Hewitsons is known, and contributing to the on-going success of the firm.”