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George Bull

Associate

George is admitted to practise in England and Wales and as a foreign lawyer to the EU/EFTA authorised lawyers for the Commission du barreau in the canton of Geneva.

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About

George is an associate in Charles Russell Speechlys’ Swiss private client team. 

George has a broad range of experience in tax, trust and succession matters, working with individuals, trustees and executors both UK and internationally based.  George’s work primarily relates to Anglo-Swiss matters, but he also continues to work with our London office on UK domestic matters.

George is admitted to practice in England and Wales and is based in our Geneva office.

Experience

  • UK estate planning advice including Will drafting for UK domestic and Anglo-Swiss testators
  • Preparing Lasting Powers of Attorney and wider advice relating to mental capacity
  • Advice relating to UK residency and the Statutory Residency Test
  • Providing detailed notes of advice to trustees relating to UK tax treatment and reporting requirements  
  • Establishing trust structures for UK resident and international clients with a broad range of worldwide assets
  • Advising non-UK executors of their obligations in relation to the administration of foreign estates comprising UK assets

Articles from George Bull

  • Key UK inheritance tax considerations in relation to gifting

    George Bull

    Insights

  • Digital Assets in 2022-23: Key Developments & Trend Spotting in the UK, Switzerland, the Middle East & Hong Kong

    Nick White

    Insights

  • Jennison v Jennison – a win for foreign executors dealing with English assets

    George Bull

    Quick Reads

  • Inheritance contracts: An unknown planning tool for Brits with assets in Switzerland?

    Alexia Egger Castillo

    Insights

  • Celebrating Charitable and Philanthropic Initiatives

    George Bull

    Quick Reads

  • When can you set off claims against different elements of a project

    James Worthington

    Insights

  • What to consider on a change of trustee

    Alice Martin

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  • Online probate applications to be mandatory for practitioners - a step in the right direction

    George Bull

    Quick Reads

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