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14 November 2023 | Firm News | Article by Matthew Evans

New Partner enhances Hugh James’ Private Client Service in London and beyond

Hugh James has proudly welcomed Partner, Alix Langrognat, to its award-winning Private Client team. This addition reinforces the firm’s commitment to growing and diversifying its Private Wealth services for high-net-worth clients, both in London and nationwide.

Alix brings to Hugh James over a decade of expertise, specifically advising high-net-worth individuals, business owners and trustees on matters such as complex wills, estate planning, trust creation and management, ancillary tax matters and estate administration.

Alix Langrognat

Alix’s proficiency extends to international dimensions with a successful track-record of collaborating on matters involving jurisdictions across Europe, USA, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East.

Her skills also include navigating complex cross border estate administrations and handling applications to re-seal foreign grants.

One of Alix’s distinct strengths lies in her ability to provide strategic advice to individuals and families with connections to US. She has developed her practice to assist expatriates and UK-based US citizens (and dual nationals) with cross border advice.

Alix is STEP member and proud of her French and American roots.

Head of Private Wealth at Hugh James, Matthew Evans said:

“We are delighted that Alix has chosen to join us, to bolster our offering in London and on a national basis. Alix brings with her considerable expertise in advising high net worth individuals, which will be of particular benefit to both our growing business owner and entrepreneur client base, across all of our offices, and our valued roster of professional contacts and referrers. Alix’s focus on exemplary client care aligns perfectly with our client first values.”

On her appointment Alix said:

“I’m excited to join Hugh James and contribute to the team’s growth in London while expanding our services to those with sophisticated and international needs.

“I pride myself on exceptional client service which directly aligns with the firm’s client-first focus, and I’m keen to work collaboratively and add my proactive nature and solutions-based attitude to an ambitious and thriving team.”

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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