We provide legal services to the private wealth advisers of wealthy individuals and to individuals themselves, both in the UK and internationally.
Our role as private wealth lawyers is to enable people to make the most of their wealth now and in the future. With our support, they can ensure a smooth succession, not just of family assets, but of the values which brought them wealth in the first place.
Work with us
No other private wealth law firm has the scale, reach and breadth of services we offer to our private clients. With a full service legal team, our advice is offered in the context of your succession planning, your marriage, your family life and values, your property and your assets. We are deeply embedded in the world of private wealth, advising private banks, trust companies and family offices. Some families have entrusted us with their legal affairs for over a century. Clients like these have shaped the way we serve you. We work in partnership with you, we collaborate with your other advisers and we think long-term.
Our private wealth lawyers
Our clients come to us from a variety of different backgrounds and for a variety of needs. For more information about our Private Client legal services, covering expertise in specific matters such as buying and selling property, matrimonial and childcare matters, Wills and estate planning and much more, please click here. If, however, you relate to the following areas, you may also be interested in our broader expertise supporting your business interests, property, employees, contractual disputes, amongst other things, which can be found in the links below.
Meet our private wealth lawyers
Client Advisers and Trustees
For those servicing the Private Wealth community.Read more
A series of videos in which experts from our Family, Private Wealth Disputes and Tax, Trusts and Succession teams discuss the relationship between trusts and family proceedings.Watch here
Government rejects calls for reform for cohabitees
UAE Family Businesses Law
In an article for LexisNexis Middle East the team analyse the much-anticipated Federal Decree-Law No. 37/2022 on Family Businesses.
Rose Carey quoted in The Evening Standard on visitor visa applications
“Family visas are currently taking up to six months to process and with no priority service available...”
DIFC Courts Offer Digital Vault Service to Store Documents
Alexia Egger Castillo
Inheritance contracts: An unknown planning tool for Brits with assets in Switzerland?
How you choose to dispose of your estate after death requires careful consideration, especially where assets are in multiple jurisdictions
SDLT & the Autumn Statement
Paying their fair share? Non-doms and share for share exchanges
The Autumn Statement 2022: Bah Humbug?
Minimising the depletion of ‘clean capital’ by remittance basis users
The concept of clean capital is fundamental to UK resident foreign domiciliaries who wish to maximise the benefits of the remittance basis.
Interest rates are on the rise... including at HMRC
Sarah Jane Boon
The Independent quotes Sarah Jane Boon on the 9.6% divorce increase in 2021
ONS statistics - Divorces in England and Wales: 2021
Tristram van Lawick
Land Manager Collaboration for Environmental Delivery
Explore the different ways land managers can work together to engage with environmental markets.
New Italian guidelines on taxation of trusts
Financial remedies: A battle royale
The approach to interim orders in a case where a party has delayed in making their application and spent excessively in the meantime
Changes to UK/Luxembourg Double Taxation Treaty and arbitration procedures
The UK and Luxembourg have agreed a number of changes in the past few months that will impact taxpayers that operate in both jurisdictions
U-turns on Mini-budget announcements
The new Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a dramatic reversal of the former Chancellor’s 23 September 2022 mini-Budget measures
Guidance for parents on telling their children about separation – how a mediator may help
Telling your children that you are separating from their other parent is something which many parents view with dread
Surrogacy in Hong Kong, legally enforceable or not?
The laws in Hong Kong relating to surrogacy are still rather reserved.
Eye-catching announcements for private clients
What is the impact of the recently announced mini budget for private clients?