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Carol Haworth became head of Practical Law Private Client in May 2016, after joining as an editor in March 2008. She was previously a senior associate at Bircham Dyson Bell, where she dealt with a wide range of trust, estate planning and probate work, including offshore trusts and cross-border estates. She qualified at Collyer Bristow in 2002, following a career in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Carol is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Jacqueline Judge is a former solicitor. She qualified in 2001, following an eleven-year career as an archivist. On qualification she joined Stafford Young Jones, a small City practice, where her work covered probate, administration of trusts and estates and the Court of Protection. In 2005 she moved to Rooks Rider's private client department where she dealt mainly with probate. Jacqueline joined Practical Law Private Client in April 2008.
Neil Richardson qualified with Simmons & Simmons in 2000 and spent the following five years working as an assistant solicitor in their Private Capital Group, where he dealt with a range of onshore and offshore tax and trust matters. After a brief spell as an associate solicitor in the Tax Department at SJ Berwin LLP, he joined Clarke Willmott LLP in 2006 as their first Professional Support Lawyer in the private client field. Neil joined Practical Law Private Client in September 2010 and is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Adrian Pashley specializes in all aspects of charity law and practice and the application of corporate and commercial law to the charity and wider not-for-profit sector. His experience includes charity mergers and re-structuring projects and setting up Academy schools. He has worked as a senior lawyer in the education and charities team at Veale Wasbrough (now Veale Wasbrough Vizards) and in the charities teams at Bates Wells & Braithwaite and Blake Lapthorn. Adrian has extensive experience in lecturing and training and is a contributor to the ICSA Charities Handbook. Adrian joined Practical Law Private Client in October 2010 and is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Mary Ambrose qualified as a solicitor in 1992 following a career as a museum curator. She worked as a solicitor in the private client departments of Lovells (now Hogan Lovells) and Simmons & Simmons before joining Macfarlanes as a professional support lawyer where she worked in the private client department for eight years. She has dealt with a wide range of onshore and offshore tax and trust matters. She joined PLC in September 2011 after three years as an associate solicitor at Ashton KCJ in Cambridge.
Cordelia Brand qualified in 1991. She worked as a solicitor and senior solicitor in a number of regional firms including Clarke Willmott, Wilsons in Salisbury and Manches in Oxford before moving to London to take up partnership with Cumberland Ellis. She moved to Howard Kennedy as a Partner in the private client department in 2009. She has extensive experience in onshore and offshore tax and trust and in all aspects concerning personal tax planning, wills, trusts and complex estate administrations for both the UK based client and the international individual. She joined Practical Law in January 2013 and is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Caroline Eady was a research assistant at the Law Commission before qualifying as a solicitor at Nicholson Graham & Jones in 2000. She joined Howard Kennedy in 2004, as an assistant solicitor in the firm's private client department before moving to Switzerland and working for Swiss law firm, Lenz & Staehelin, in Zurich. She is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and has dealt with a wide range of estate planning, trust and taxation matters, often with an international element. Prior to joining Practical Law in April 2013 she was a partner at specialist private client firm, PWT Advice LLP. Caroline is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Angharad Palin qualified as a solicitor at Simmons & Simmons in 2004 and as a notary public in 2014. Angharad worked at Adams and Remers in Lewes before moving to Collyer Bristow LLP in 2005. She dealt with a wide range of private client and charity matters including tax and estate planning, trusts, cross border estates, mental capacity and the establishment and administration of charities. Angharad joined Practical Law Private Client in September 2014 and is not practising at Practical Law.
Lauren Mayot qualified in 2008 at Withers LLP, where she worked in the firm’s London and Geneva offices and dealt with a range of onshore and offshore tax, trust and estate planning matters. Before joining the Practical Law Private Client Team in November 2016, Lauren worked as a professional support lawyer at Forsters LLP. She is currently a non-practising solicitor.
Casper Holloway joined the Practical Law Private Client team as an assistant editor in October 2016. In July 2016, Casper completed the BPTC at BPP University, Holborn. Whilst studying for the BPTC, he also worked as a volunteer advocate for the Communities Empowerment Network, where he represented the families of excluded school children at exclusion review hearings. In 2015, he graduated with a LLM in Public International Law from Utrecht University. During his time in the Netherlands, Casper interned as a research associate at the Public International Law & Policy Group, where he undertook work relating to international criminal law and human rights.