Withers appoints landed estates co-heads

<a class=Withers appoints landed estates co-heads” />Withers has named partners Bertie Hoskyns-Abrahall and Matthew Woods as joint heads of its landed estates practice group.

Managing partner Margaret Robertson said the firm had created the new position to aid its ­succession planning, adding: “We want to bring in new leaders to ensure there’s a ­continuity to our services.”

Woods advises landowners on the ­creation and restructuring of the ownership of rural estates and businesses, while Hoskyns-Abrahall advises on rural property and land transactions and appropriate ownership structures.