Private client team wins top-tier Chambers High Net Worth ranking


Sintonsprivate client team has again been confirmed as a leader in its field by Chambers and Partners, with its capability in high net worth matters hailed in newly-published rankings.

The team is ranked as a Band 1 law firm in Newcastle by the Chambers High Net Worth Legal Guide 2023, in recognition of its specialism in supporting clients with their private wealth, building further on its longstanding position as a go-to name in the North.

Head of department Paul Nickalls is again ranked as one of the leading names in this area of work, following similar endorsement from Legal 500 and Chambers legal rankings over many years.

Partner Paul Collingwood is named as an up and coming name in this specialist area of work.

For over 125 years, Sintons has been a leading name in private client work across the North East, supporting several generations of families in managing their wealth and planning for the future. Over the years, it has diversified to become an esteemed name nationally.

The team is regularly instructed in matters of the highest value and complexity, with clients coming to Sintons from across the country on the strength of its reputation for delivering legal and client service excellence.

Its endorsement by the High Net Worth Legal Guide adds further independent evidence of its capability and the outstanding work it does for clients.

Christopher Welch, managing partner of Sintons, says: “For generations, we have supported families with their private client work, leading to the formation of longstanding, trusting relationships which continue to be developed.

“Our client commitment and deep capability has meant we can support with any matter, however complex, and for over 125 years our private client team have gone out of their way to do all they can to support clients in managing and protecting their assets for current and future generations.

“Our top-tier ranking in the High Net Worth Legal Guide provides yet more endorsement of the outstanding job our team are doing, and every person in the team plays their part. Paul Nickalls and Paul Collingwood continue to win individual recognition for their outstanding capability and client focus, which is very well deserved.

“As our department continues to grow and develop, we are committed to the values of legal and client service excellence that are at the heart of Sintons – and this Band 1 ranking provides further evidence that we are delivering on that.”


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