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Emily Woods (née Hewlett) Emily Woods (née Hewlett)

Emily Woods (née Hewlett)

"Emily...[provides] partner-level service of the highest order, capably handling the most difficult matters."

The Legal 500 2022

Emily is a private client trust and tax lawyer.  She primarily advises wealthy private clients on succession planning and tax mitigation.

Emily's practice is a broad one and she advises several high profile domestic and internationally based clients.

Emily works closely with the family department assisting with the drafting of pre and post nuptial agreements and wills, and also advising on trust, tax and succession issues arising in the context of marital breakdown.

Commentary in The Legal 500 UK says: "Emily… [provides] partner-level service of the highest order, capably handling the most difficult matters".

Emily studied Classics at Magdalene College, Cambridge.

She qualified in 2010, having joined Payne Hicks Beach in 2008.

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