Boodle Hatfield appoints new partner and promotes another

Date: 23 Jun 2014


Andrea Zavos has joined Boodle Hatfield as a partner from Speechly Bircham. Zavos works closely with wealthy families on succession matters and acts for charities defending legacy income in connection to Inheritance Act claims.

“Her skills will complement our existing team greatly and we look forward to working with her,‚Äù said Simon Rylatt, head of Contentious Trusts & Estates at Boodle Hatfield.

Zavos said: “I am thrilled to be joining Boodle Hatfield. The firm has one of the strongest private client and contentious trust and estates teams the country. I am looking forward to working with the team, further strengthening its position in the domestic and international market.‚Äù

Boodle Hatfield has also promoted property solicitor Olivia Tassell to the partnership. Tassell advises on both commercial and high-end residential property. Recent transactions have included a multi-

million portfolio acquisition for a landed estate client and sales and disposals of high value commercial buildings for conversion to residential.

Tassell joined Boodle Hatfield in 2007 from Eversheds.

Richard Maughan, Boodle Hatfield’s Senior Partner said: “The firm extends its congratulations to Olivia on her appointment to the partnership and a warm welcome to Andrea. Both have proven track records and we look forward to the contributions they both will make.‚Äù

In February this year Boodle Hatfield appointed residential property partner Amanda O’Keeffe also from Speechly Bircham and Private Client and Tax Associate Kate Rees-Doherty from Herbert Smith Freehills.

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