Kuits strengthens private client offering with new partner hire

1st June 2020, 1:28 pm

Manchester law firm Kuits has strengthened its private client offering with the hire of partner Elaine Roche into its tax and estate planning team.

Experienced in working alongside families to structure their business and personal affairs, Elaine has over 15 years’ experience of advising on wills and tax structuring, joining the firm from JMW.

Elaine also has significant expertise in relation to trust and estate administration, charity creation and registration and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Additionally, she is a board director of Solicitors for the Elderly, and a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and the Private Client Section of the Law Society.

Roche said: “Kuits has a renowned private client team with an unrivalled reputation. It’s a pleasure to have joined and add myself to their strong roster of trusted advisors.

“Joining during the COVID-19 pandemic has been seamless thanks to the sincere welcome and empathetic guidance I have received from all quarters of the firm, in addition to the robust infrastructure they already had in place for agile and flexible working. I’m now looking forward to using the breadth of my experience to help our clients plan for their future during this unprecedented period.”

Robert Levy, executive partner for Kuits, said: “Our aim is to attract the best talent in the sector and the appointment of Elaine into our award-winning private client team will undoubtedly reinforce our existing expertise in this area.

“As a result of the current pandemic, the demand for complex tax and estate planning advice is increasing, as families look to protect their future. We are therefore extremely pleased to welcome Elaine at this time.”

The Kuits private client team, which provides a holistic service for individuals spanning tax planning, probate, family matters and residential conveyancing, is top-ranked in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide for Manchester.


About Kuits

Kuits is a leading, UK200-listed commercial law firm based in Manchester city centre. We provide trusted legal and commercial advice to businesses, their owners and high-net-worth individuals, promoting the growth and success of the North West. Ranked highly in both Chambers UK and Legal 500, clients consider us ‘quick to respond’, ‘diligent’ and ‘thorough and educated’ in our responses. For more information, visit www.kuits.com

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