Forsters bolsters private client team with Kirkpatrick hire

Mayfair firm Forsters has raided Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham to bolster its private client team.

Partner Carole Cook and consultant Eliza Mellor joined Forsters today (1 February), increasing the firm’s private client team to seven partners and two consultants.

Cook and Mellor specialise in providing tax and trust advice to individuals, trustees and companies, with a strong emphasis on overseas clients.

Commenting on the move Forsters’ senior partner Sophie Hamilton said: “We have been keen to expand the [private client] team for some time. Carole and Eliza bring with them a wealth of experience and we are confident that they will flourish at Forsters.”