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20 June 2018

Alan Kitcher joins Charles Russell Speechlys as Head of Trusts & Probate

Charles Russell Speechlys has appointed Alan Kitcher as Head of Trusts and Probate. 

Alan is a qualified accountant who has worked in the trust and private client industry for the past 13 years with both accountancy and law firms. He advises trustees and beneficiaries on all aspects of the management of trusts, including accounting and taxation issues.

William Begley, Head of Tax, Trusts & Succession, says:

“Having previously worked in both accountancy and law firms, Alan has great experience to bring to our team. I am looking forward to working with Alan immensely and I see this as a big step forward in our ambition to be the market leader in the provision of legal services to private clients, wealthy families and their businesses.”

Alan Kitcher says:

“My career has seen me specialising in looking after high and ultra-high net worth family trusts and landed estates, UK and offshore trusts and charities, and advising on tax and succession planning – all areas in which Charles Russell Speechlys is market-leading. I’m delighted to be joining the team.”

Alan was named in ePrivateClient’s top 35 under 35 in 2017.

About Charles Russell Speechlys

Charles Russell Speechlys works with clients in the UK and throughout the world. Our lawyers are based in 11 locations across the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East and through each of these locations clients are able to access the full range of the firm’s skills and expertise

We have a broad range of skills and experience across the full spectrum of business and personal needs. This gives us a wider perspective, clear insight and a strongly commercial long-term view.

It has made us a leader in the world of dynamic growth and family businesses, and among the world’s leading creators and owners of private wealth and their families. Major corporates and institutions find our more considered and personal approach a refreshing alternative to conventional business law firms.