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22 March 2024 | Firm News | Article by Matthew Evans

Hugh James receives Estate Planning accolade at European awards

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded Highly Commended in the Estate Planning category at The WealthBriefing European Awards 2024.

The award was presented at the ceremony which took place in London yesterday evening, Thursday 21 March.

We are very excited to announce that this year, Hugh James has been recognised in The Twelfth Annual WealthBriefing European Awards 2024 in the following category: Estate Planning (Highly Commended) - WealthBriefing European Awards 2024 Winner

The WealthBriefing European Awards recognises the most innovative and exceptional firms, teams and individuals in the industry, and has been designed to showcase outstanding organisations which have demonstrated innovation and excellent during the last year.

Our Estate Planning team is an integral part of our broader Private Wealth practice, under the leadership of Partner Matthew Evans.

On receiving the award, Matthew said:

“We’re delighted that the estate planning element of our offering has been ‘highly commended’. This is testament to the progress that the team has made to expand both our Private Wealth offering and our profile on a national basis.

We pride ourselves on our estate planning service being both bespoke and specialist but also down to earth and accessible, and we’re very pleased that the service has been recognised with this award.”

The WealthBriefing European Awards is a global initiative by WealthBriefing and sister publications WealthBriefingAsia and Family Wealth Report, encompassing all of the world’s major wealth management centres.

Author bio

Matthew Evans


Matthew is a partner and heads up the firm’s private wealth offering. He is responsible for the development, implementation and long-term strategy of the team.

Matthew has a UK-wide reputation in the field of contentious probate, recognised by his clients and peers in the leading legal directories.

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