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Who’s Moving Where in Wealth Management? – Hugh James

Editorial Staff 9 November 2023

Who’s Moving Where in Wealth Management? – Hugh James

The latest moves and appointments in wealth management in the UK, the rest of Europe, the Middle East and other select locations.

Hugh James
Hugh James, a full-service law firm, has appointed Victoria Cannon as the new partner to head the firm's Family team.

With 20 years of experience in family law, Cannon (pictured) brings a wealth of expertise to her new role, the firm said in a statement.

Cannon's extensive career has focused on providing expert guidance to high net worth clients. She has a proven track record of delivering successful outcomes in complex divorce cases, intricate financial matters involving complex assets, and pensions and investments, including those held internationally.

Cannon, who also advises on complex children matters and the establishment of child arrangements within private law proceedings, has specialist experience in cases involving domestic abuse and the implementation of necessary protective measures.

Serving high net worth clients across the UK, Cannon aims to expand the Cardiff team's presence across other Hugh James offices, aligning with the firm's Private Wealth practice.

"She brings with her a proven track record of providing compassionate advice of the highest standard to clients. This approach to client care, coupled with her ambition and drive to grow and improve our Family law offering, means that she is aligned with both the client first values of our firm and our ambitious growth strategy," Private Wealth lead, Matthew Evans said.

Hugh James’ Private Wealth has an extensive offering with a wide breadth of specialisms. The team, based across Cardiff, London, Manchester and Southampton, includes specialists in wills and estate planning, trusts and estates administration, contested wills, trusts and estates, Court of Protection and family law.

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