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  • 26 July 2021 Sinclair Gibson ranked in Chambers HNW 2021

    We are pleased to announce that Chambers High Net Worth 2021 has once again recognised Sinclair Gibson as a leading firm that is well-known for providing specialist advice across its three complementary practice areas of private client, litigation and family law. One commentator states “Sinclair Gibson are excellent at private client matters. They provide a great boutique service.”

    The recent publication ranks our private client and litigation departments for the sixth year running. The private client department has been praised as a “very competent and experienced team with a first-class attitude and approach” with one interviewee explaining that “The whole team is outstanding. They are professional, supportive and genuinely care for the clients.” Our litigation team, which advises on a broad range of contentious matters, including international and domestic trusts disputes, Inheritance Act 1975 claims and Court of Protection cases, has been described as leaving clients “feeling secure and like they’re in expert, capable hands.

    Chambers High Net Worth 2021 individually ranks Lucy Gibson, Keith Bruce-Smith, Alison Meek and Henry Hickman, with Lucy Gibson once more attaining the highest ranking awarded by the publication.

    Sinclair Gibson’s managing partner, Lucy Gibson is described as “a brilliant lawyer” with “remarkable judgment” in her field of Private client. One interviewee identifies Lucy’s knowledge and experience as “top notch” while another adds that Lucy is both “tough and adored by her clients.” One barrister concludes: “I would not hesitate to recommend her; she is someone I would call if I were in trouble.”

    Alongside Lucy in our private client department, Keith Bruce-Smith is recognised as an experienced private client practitioner with extensive expertise advising high net worth clients on trust and estate planning. One commentator calls Keith a “master strategist” while another points out that “he brings fresh and creative thinking to complex situations,” before concluding: “He is an outstanding lawyer. I would not hesitate to recommend him.

    The head of our internationally well-regarded litigation team, Alison Meek is named an “excellent litigator” and a “complete pleasure to work with.” Sources refer to her “client handling skills” in contentious trust disputes. One interviewee said “experience oozes through her fingertips” and recognised that Alison has a wealth of experience in “trusts disputes, private client disputes and the like.”

    Supporting Alison in our litigation team, Henry Hickman is described as “really on the way up.” Henry’s experience in handling complex and high-profile Privy Council appeals has resulted in a “fantastic combination of skills.” One commentator explains “He’s really good on the technical side, and retains a good strategic and commercial overview.”

    You can access the full publication on Chambers High Net Worth 2021 here.

“Sinclair Gibson are excellent at private client matters. They provide a great boutique service.”
Chambers HNW 2021