SKO leads in Chambers High Net Worth 2022
20th July 2022
SKO are the highest ranking Scottish firm in the Chambers and Partners High Net Worth Guide 2022. The guide is independent and ranks the leading lawyers and law firms for international private wealth on the basis of peer review. Those ranked in the guide understand the complex needs of HNW individuals and provide specialist advice and legal services.
SKO are one of only two Scottish firms ranked; with two of the three named lawyers coming from SKO and with Rachael Kelsey the only Scottish lawyer ranked in first band.
The Guide notes that:
"They are incredibly knowledgeable and extremely practical in their application of the law. They are very hard-working and efficient. They are very quick to respond, nothing is ever too much trouble for them," says an interviewee. "They are a go-to on cross-border English/Scottish cases. They are very technical, very solution-oriented and very good with clients. They are incredibly good at really difficult litigation," adds a source.
Rachael Kelsey is described by an interviewee as "a powerhouse. She is absolutely phenomenal with clients, incredibly intelligent and very organised. She has the most phenomenal reputation. She is the go-to person if a person needs Scottish input. She dominates the Scottish market.".
The breadth of Robert Gilmour’s ability is recognised, with the Guide reporting that a source says: "I can't think of anything that Robert doesn't know; he is supremely knowledgeable."