Justin Ripman is a partner for family and inheritance law. ‘People often ask me what I like about my job. The answer is easy. It is a wonderful combination of hugely complex tax and trust advice and understanding families and personal relationships. Someone said to me the other day: “You know more about my family than I do.” I think that is a compliment.
‘The focus is on working with you and your other professional advisers, it is a team effort. We want to understand your priorities and objectives and ensure we work with you to try and secure these. We aim to listen, rather than dictate, and are keen to develop long-term relationships across the generations. It is about developing a team, both within Mills & Reeve, and externally, that is best able to meet and understand your needs and which generates a spirit of cooperation and common purpose. It is easy to say, but we genuinely try and find solutions rather than problems. At the end of the day, however, we operate in a harsh fiscal climate and believe that nothing makes up for the best, and most up-to-date, technical knowledge.’
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