Elliot qualified in the mid 1990’s and worked for both regional and central London firms before joining Thackray Williams in 2003. Recognised by Chambers HNW Guide as a leading individual in his field, Elliot is one of a small number of private client lawyers in Kent to have been acknowledged in this way.
An Equity Partner, Eliot has been Head of the Thackray Williams’ Private Client Department since 2014, responsible for ensuring the department provides the quality of service and advice that clients deserve.
Elliot looks after a wide range of individuals, from those with relatively straightforward circumstances, through to very wealthy clients with substantial assets, both business and personal, in numerous jurisdictions across the world. Elliot has a vast amount of experience looking after clients who are in the entertainment industry, those have been writers or illustrators, or those who are in professional sports.
Striving to keep up to date with the latest developments in both legislation and practice, Elliot feels his department is particularly strong on sharing knowledge and learning from each other, with over 200 years of experience between them to draw on.
Approachable and personable, Elliot really enjoys looking after clients and building strong and long-lasting relationships with them. Most of Elliot’s clients have been with him for many years, which means he has been able to get to know them and their family circumstances, enabling him to provide the very best advice.
Away from work, Elliot is a Trustee of Community Links Bromley. He is also on the committee of the Bromley Community Fund, which is an endowment fund that supports local charities in the borough.
Elliot also has links with Demelza Children’s Hospice and St. Christopher’s Hospice. The department, as a whole, supports their Will weeks every year.
Spending his free time with his family, Elliot enjoys walking the dog as well as travelling, around the UK and further afield. He also cycles.
Areas of specialism
- Administration of estates
- Inheritance Tax Planning for High Net Worth and business clients
Professional QUALIFICATIONS / Memberships
Chambers UK 2015 professional directory - listed as a "leading individual" in the category Private Client and described as: "down-to-earth, friendly style," and "very good at boiling down issues to the essentials and then communicating them to the client."
Member of the Charity Law Association
Elliot is a dementia friend
Elliot's latest blog looks at the budget announcement and what that means for inheritance tax
What our clients say
“Again, thank you so much for your help. I felt in safe hands and had complete trust in you. ”
“Thank you so much for all the advice and help you have so kindly and patiently given me with my will. The speed with which you finalised it all was truly amazing.”
“I should like to take this opportunity to thank you for all the work you have carried out. Your professionalism, communication and meticulous method of working have been exemplary and it has been a pleasure working with you.”