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Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2022 recommends MLL Legal

MLL Legal is highly recommended in Private Wealth Law and in Art and Cultural Property Law in Chambers High Net Worth (HNW) 2022, the annual comprehensive guide to the private wealth sector.

The guide recognises MLL Legal’s strengths in advising ultra high net worth individuals and families on international estate planning and administration, wealth structuring and relocation matters. The team’s expertise in working with galleries, art owners, foundations and artists on contentious matters, transactions and advisory mandates is also praised. According to the guide, MLL Legal are truly a go-to firm for private clients” that particularly impresses with the “ability to analyse all parameters and deliver innovative yet safe solutions to the problems at hand”. The private clients team “is excellent at handling complex cross-border matters in a concise and user-friendly fashion” and is recognised for its ability “to integrate different teams into one to deliver a unique solution.”

MLL Legal is ranked in the highest category with sources noting that “they are always very reactive with pertinent answers and have amazing knowledge of the art market and trends” and that “they have the advantage of having experts in all fields of law, which is very helpful to manage complex matters.”

In alphabetical order, below is some commentary made about the notable practitioners featured in the guide:

  • Oliver Arter “has strong knowledge of asset structuring and international estate planning matters, including issues relating to matrimonial property, wills and complex tax and residency matters”
  • Serge Calame “has a huge breadth of practical experience and commercial acumen. He cuts through complexity and uncertainty and gives clear strategic advice”
  • The client care of Patricia Guerra “is second to none; she is caring, thoughtful and supportive, but also a firm hand when needed.” Patricia Guerra “has a unique ability to understand complex cross-border situations”
  • Julien Tron “has great knowledge on tax and immigration issues and is always charming and pragmatic.” He “is a very technical and commercially savvy lawyer. His ability to converse fluently in multiple languages and his knowledge of the different culture and business realities of where the clients come from are a definite plus.”
  • Maud Udry-Alhanko “is an outstanding professional with sophisticated international matrimonial and succession planning knowledge.” Maud Udry-Alhanko “has a calm demeanour which appeals to clients and integrates immediately as part of a wider advisory team. She is a pleasure to work with.”
  • Julie Wynne “is so friendly, always available, very accessible, passionate and devoted to her work. She has an amazing ability to give quick answers and pragmatic advice”. She “is also very good at everything to do with charitable foundations” and “has strong sector knowledge”
Chambers‘ High Net Worth guide publishes law firm rankings and editorial analysis that draw on independent research conducted by a dedicated team of private wealth researchers, furthering Chambers‘ track record of providing high-class, reliable research data. The Chambers HNW team interviews hundreds of lawyers, family offices, accountancy professionals, tax advisers, bankers, investment managers and high-end real estate agents to get a comprehensive understanding of the private wealth sector in each of the jurisdictions covered.

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