New director for Leicester law firm

Catherine Scott and Alexandra Hornsby

Law firm Howes Percival has added to its East Midlands Private Client team with the appointment of wills, probate, tax and trust specialist Alexandra Hornsby as a director.

She will be based in the firm’s Leicester office.

Hornsby has over 14 years’ experience advising wealthy individuals and business owners on estate planning and succession matters, including complex inheritance tax and capital gains tax issues. She’s also experienced in advising trustees, drafting and administering trusts, and dealing with estate administration.

She previously worked at Meridian Private Client LLP.

Catherine Scott, head of private client services at Howes Percival said: “I’m delighted to welcome Alexandra to the firm, she brings a wealth of experience in dealing with complex private client matters for high net-worth individuals.

“Alexandra is a great addition to the team and will really add to our expertise across the region. Her appointment gives us a dedicated and permanent Private Client presence in our Leicester office and increases the depth of our tax advisory capabilities in that office, ensuring that we have the right resources in place to advise clients.”