Andrew Neal

Andrew Neal


Andrew qualified in 2010 into one of London's top private client teams before joining Godwins in 2011. Andrew Became a full Member of the LLP on 1st April 2015. He specialises in Wills, probate, trusts, tax planning, powers of attorney and the affairs of the elderly. He has built up an impressive client base, which includes many clients in London. Andrew particularly enjoys giving clients advice that brings practical solutions to problems and he is adept at understanding a variety of family and commercial situations.

He has recently advised a client on the transfer of a family farming estate to the next generation of owners and he has worked with clients and other professionals to liaise with HM Revenue & Customs on various technical matters. Many of Andrew’s clients are a result of referrals from other professionals. Andrew now advises many families and their many different generations.

Andrew is a member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), a member of the Law Society Private Client Section and has assisted with the organisation and growth of the Winchester Young Professionals Group.

Away from the office, Andrew has a young family and spends most of his weekends with them or enjoying the beautiful Hampshire countryside.

Key Facts:

  • Qualified in 2010
  • BA (Hons) (Dunelm) 2:1 - University of Durham
  • College of Law 2005-2007
  • Solicitor and Member of LLP
  • COLP for the firm
  • Full member of STEP
  • Member of the Law Society Private Client Section
  • Listed as Notable Private Client Practitioner in Chambers UK High Net Worth Guide

Chambers UK High Net Worth Guide

Andrew is listed as a notable private client practitioner in the latest Chambers UK High Net Worth Guide:

Andrew Neal deals with wills, trusts, estate administration and family business matters.

Andrew Neal is "an outstanding private client solicitor," says a source, who continues: "He is unfailingly professional and diligent in the best interests of his clients. He is collaborative to work with and pragmatic in seeking and achieving solutions." Neal advises clients on wills and probate and tax planning." Chambers HNW 2021

One source says "He has really impressed me with his personable approach to dealing with difficult family matters while at all times looking after the interests of his underlying client." He is noted to be "responsive and thorough" Chambers HNW 2020

Another says that Neal "has impressed us with his ability and his willingness to pull out the stops at short notice when urgently required to do so," while another said : "He is able to communicate clearly and deal with the clients' questions before going forward." Chambers HNW 2018

Andrew is also a full member of STEP, a worldwide professional association for those advising families across generations. They help people understand the issues families face in this area and promote best practice, professional integrity and education to their members.

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Areas of Practice: Wills, Probate, Declarations of Trust, Trusts, Tax Advice, Powers of Attorney and Support for the Elderly.