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The 2020 Chambers and Partners High Net Worth guide was launched on Thursday 9 July and we are delighted to announce that the Stronachs STEP accredited Private Client team are one of only three firms to have been recognised in the north-east of Scotland. 


The guide ranks the top lawyers and law firms for international private wealth from more than 50 countries around the world and is used by family offices and professional advisers to wealthy individuals, providing objective guidance on an international scale. The recommendations within the guide are based on in-depth analysis following extensive research by Chambers' experienced team.

Head of Department Jaclyn Russell and Senior Associate, Magnus Mackay, have been individually recognised and ranked.    

The Guide provides the following review:-  

Aberdeen-based Stronachs assists clients on a broad range of private client matters. A commentator observes that "the firm is very professional and has a full-service offering."

One interviewee says: "I feel in very safe hands and know that I will be helped all along the way." Another source notes that "they are very knowledgeable, easy to deal with and efficient. Turnaround times have been good. They are happy to put themselves out there to help me meet client expectations and requirements."

The Guide also highlights Notable Practitioners 

Jaclyn Russell advises high net worth individuals on tax and estate planning, and also has expertise in charitable trusts. An interviewee comments: "She is very personable, knowledgeable and responds quickly with considered advice." Another says: "She takes a lot of time and values our connection, and my clients are happy."

Magnus Mackay handles private client matters including estate, tax and business succession planning. One commentator remarks that: "He made apparently complicated matters easy to understand. I know all my affairs are in safe hands."

Another says: "I felt I could contact him at any time with questions or worries, and he was always there at the end of a phone or email.

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