The Team


With a team of over 80 professionals, you can feel reassured that you will receive high quality and bespoke advice. Below is a snapshot of our key contacts, who have a breadth of experience and knowledge.

For a full list of the professionals within the team or to find a specific person not listed below please search for them here.

Neil Braithwaite

Neil Braithwaite

Senior Counsel
+44 (0)191 279 9233

Neil has 37 years of experience with the firm dealing with a wide range of private wealth, real estate and management issues. He was Managing Partner of the firm from 1998 to 2008 and now acts for a wide range of private wealth candidates principally acting as the "Man of Business" for his clients.

In Neil’s personal capacity he also holds various external roles as:

  • Member of Newcastle University Council
  • Vice-Chair of Cheviot Trust which is trustee of a number of pensions schemes
  • Member of the Audit Committee of Home Group plc
  • Local Ambassador of Prince’s Trust
  • Trustee Director of Tyne & Wear Archive & Museums Development Trust
  • Trustee Director of The Charlotte Straker Project
  • Trustee of Operating Theatre.