01.10.22

Renaissance Legal, specialists in legal advice to families and carers of disabled and vulnerable people, has announced the launch of a new company, Renaissance Trust Corporation Ltd, trading as Renaissance Trust.  

The newly formed Trust company is in partnership with the team from Castlewood Trust & Company, who have provided unparalleled expertise in Trust and Company structures, advising individuals, families, companies and existing Trustees on the ongoing management, administration and compliance associated with Trusts, for the past 20 years.  Philip Warford and Scott Clayton

Under the new name of Renaissance Trust, Renaissance Legal’s award-winning team come together with the exceptional team from Castlewood to launch a new, independently owned Trust company that will provide a unique set of services.

Philip Warford, Founding Director of Renaissance Trust, said: 

“Whilst the launch of Renaissance Trust means ‘business as usual’ for our Trust clients, I am excited about the fresh look and new opportunity it brings.  Uniquely, clients of Renaissance Trust will have access to a range of additional services, delivered by a team of leading experts who bring specialist skills in Trusts and personal planning to enhance the client experience you have come to expect.

It has been a longstanding aim of Renaissance Legal to further expand our reputation for Trust work by launching our own Trust company and I’m excited on a professional and personal basis for another exciting chapter we’re embarking on as a team”.  

News of the launch follows another period of sustained growth for Renaissance Legal, who are finalists in two categories at the STEP Private Client Awards 2022 – Boutique Firm of the Year and Vulnerable Client Advisory Practice of the Yearthat will be take place this coming December. The creation of Renaissance Trust ensures that companies in the Renaissance group can signpost individuals and families to a trusted, specialist service to create, manage, administer and look after their Trusts. 

Scott Clayton, fellow founding Director, said:

“As Castlewood Trust & Company, we have had a longstanding relationship with the team at Renaissance Legal who provide unparalleled expertise in Trust work. Together we have had a shared strategic vision of creating a new Trust company with a difference. Renaissance Trust is the result of many years’ worth of planning. Independently owned, the company will provide the same transparent, unbiased advice and services that we have built our reputation on over the past 20 years and we have been thrilled with the reaction from our existing clients about the news’.   

Renaissance Trust becomes part of a group of companies which comprises of Renaissance Legal and Renaissance Financial, which offer complementary services in the area of legal advice, financial services, inheritance tax planning and welfare benefits.  

Renaissance Trust launches on 1st October 2022 and the team will see clients at its office in central Brighton, and in London, as well as offering a virtual service nationwide.  

For further information about Renaissance Trust and its services visit: http://www.renaissancetrust.co.uk/  

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One Response to “Launch of Renaissance Trust – a new, unique Trust company from two leading teams of specialists.  ”

  1. Sarifa Patel says:

    I have a disabled very clinically vunrable needs to set up a trust for him


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