Dealing with personal legal matters requires the same level of professionalism and expertise as dealing with corporate legal matters. We are proud to have a highly-qualified private client team within Gateley who work side-by-side with our business lawyers.

We work regularly with ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, business owners and entrepreneurs, family businesses and corporate professionals on private wealth and family legal matters, providing the same high-quality service and insight as they would expect in their business lives.

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Private wealth

Whether you are based in the UK, or are a foreign individual seeking to move to the UK, we provide bespoke tax and legal advice to help you to structure your affairs in the most effective way. We work alongside other professional and financial advisers, family offices and offshore service providers and have good connections across the UK, Europe, Middle East, Australasia, Africa and Russia. Find out more about our private wealth service.

Purchasing and protecting luxury assets

Whether it is a superyacht, super car, piece of art or residential property, we can put in place the right structures to hold luxury assets tax efficiently. We advise on the buying and selling of superyachts through every stage of the process and are recognised as experts in the field. Find out more about our purchasing and protecting luxury assets service.

Residential property investment and conveyancing

Whether you are investing in UK property or buying your family home, we can help. We regularly work with investors, often based offshore, to invest in new property off-plan in UK cities, often in London or Manchester. Our residential conveyancers advise clients who are buying high value family properties where they need a more bespoke legal service. Find out more about our residential property investment service.


From pre-nups to children matters to divorce and separation, we help our clients to deal with family legal matters in a cost effective and efficient way. Dealing with such matters requires sensitivity, financial awareness, technical legal expertise and great empathy. Our lawyers regularly work with individuals, couples and families to navigate these often emotionally charged issues, using their insight and experience to make the process less onerous. Find out more about our family service.

Private wealth disputes

We advise clients on all types of private wealth disputes including contentious probate matters, trust and will disputes, property ownership disputes, estate administration disputes and professional negligence claims. Our approach is to resolve private wealth disputes quickly and efficiently and we are experienced in all types of dispute resolution, including mediation, to resolve matters without the need to go to court. Find out more about our private wealth dispute service.

Personal immigration

We help international clients and their families to move to the UK, dealing with all aspects of personal immigration. Find out more about our personal immigration service.

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