Andrew Kidd

Private Client

Andrew leads the firm’s private client department.

Andrew’s busy legal practice involves estate planning drafting and advisory work. He advises individuals, many of whom are high profile, on their wills and estate planning, taking into account a multitude of factors from wealth protection to taxation.  Andrew is a full member of the leading professional associations in this area of law, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists (ACTAPS).  

In June 2022 Andrew was appointed Chairman of the City of London branch of STEP.  

Andrew is a sought-after expert frequently being called upon to contribute to the national and international media on cases in his field of law and wider legal issues.  He regularly collaborates on stories featured in the broadsheets, including The Sunday Telegraph, and regularly provides legal commentary in The Sunday Times Business & Money. He has appeared on Sky News, TRT World and as a guest reviewer on the popular live segment The Papers on BBC News.  

Andrew read law at the University of Lancaster.

Andrew qualified as a solicitor in 2005.


Clients say:

It is thanks to your excellent advice, your fine judgement, astute analysis and tenacity, as well as your extensive knowledge, that a most complicated and difficult case was resolved successfully. I feel most fortunate to have been in your very capable hands and appreciate your kindness and thoughtfulness to me throughout a long and stressful legal process.”  - Mrs A, Belgravia, London, July 2020. Constructive trust claim / Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 claim. 

"Andrew Kidd has been my lawyer and looks after my affairs for many years. I have huge respect for him in many ways, his kindness, his ability to deal with important matters with immediate effect ... anyone who has Andrew to look after their affairs has struck gold and should listen to his advice carefully, they are said with meaning and forethought ... " - Mrs B, West Sussex, February 2021 - General estate planning matters.

“I appreciate very much how thorough you have been and fun to work with ... I feel such a weight off my mind now that my affairs have been formalised.” -  Mrs C, Knightsbridge, London, March 2021 - Estate planning – UK and Switzerland.

“I have been a client of Clintons for many years.   More recently I have been looked after exclusively by Andrew Kidd.   He has been especially helpful to me ... I have come to rely on his advice in helping me to solve some tricky problems.   I have complete confidence in his efficiency and discretion.”

Lady D, Clapham, London, September 2023 - Estate planning.

What others say:

You have been a very effective committee member ... and its sub-committee which manages our substantial endowment. As you know, these committees are made up of successful lawyers and lawyer politicians. To be asked to join the committees is a mark of the high regard of your colleagues.”

The Rt. Hon. Sir Oliver Heald KC MP, former Solicitor General – April 2024.




2 St Giles Square



Email :

Tel : +44 (0)20 7379 6080

DX: 37978 Kingsway

Clintons is a Partnership.  Its only partners are Clintons LLP and C Legal LLP and it is Authorised and Regulated in the United Kingdom by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, under number 00045165.