Sue Laing

Consultant  |  Boodle Hatfield


Estates: Planning

Family Governance and Business

Trusts: Planning

Office Location

United Kingdom

Short Biography

Throughout her professional career Sue Laing has advised wealthy UK and international clients and their trustees who hold complex assets, including valuable private businesses, on long term protection and devolution. She provides expert guidance on succession planning, long-term asset protection, capital and income taxes, trusts, private companies, partnerships and the family businesses themselves dovetailing both legal and practical advice. Sue was bestowed ‘Outstanding Contribution’ at the Chambers and Partners HNW Awards 2023 and was described as ‘a hugely well-respected figure in the private wealth scene around the world’ going on to say she ‘is one of the best lawyers in the industry.. known as the doyenne of the landed estate world’.

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What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

Never part on bad terms with anyone however badly you think that they have behaved.

What was your first job?

Assistant under matron in a Salisbury prep school!

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