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Charles Holbech

Call: 1988


Charles Holbech specialises in private client work, both contentious and non-contentious, and increasingly involving technical advice on tax, trusts and estates. Whether advising in conference, on paper, or in court, Charles applies a detailed, but clear, analysis to complex issues. Charles is recognised by Chambers UK Bar, Chambers HNW and The Legal 500 UK Bar as a leading junior for Chancery and private client work. Charles is regularly instructed in reported cases and writes extensively on estate planning, Inheritance Tax and trusts. He has also edited Halsbury’s Laws of England on Inheritance Tax. Charles is also a contributor to Francis, Inheritance Act Claims: Law, Practice and Procedure.

"Charles is a genuine authority on tax issues in respect of trusts and probate work, and is our go-to counsel for such advice."
(Chancery: Traditional, Chambers HNW London Bar 2023)
"Charles is very approachable and easy to deal with. He is also very good with clients and able to explain very complex matters to them in a way that they can understand, whilst also being excellent in written advice and in court documents."
(Chancery: Traditional, Chambers HNW London Bar 2023)