Henry Fea, Partner
Henry is a tax, trusts and succession lawyer with a broad range of experience, gained from working in both the UK and Switzerland.
AboutHenry is a private client lawyer with a broad range of experience, gained from working in both the UK and Geneva. His domestic work includes advising on tax and succession planning, the establishment and operation of trusts and charities, landed estates, heritage property, UK Wills, probate and the administration of estates. Internationally he advises on tax and trust matters and he has particular expertise in advising on becoming, and ceasing to be, UK resident, the establishment and operation of offshore trusts and ownership structures for UK property. He has extensive experience of advising on regularising tax affairs in the UK and abroad, particularly through the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility and the UK/Swiss Agreement. Henry's clients include UK domiciled and non-UK domiciled individuals, families, trustees, foundations, foreign lawyers, banks, private companies and trust companies, and he regularly works alongside other professionals.
Whilst in Geneva, Henry was actively involved in the Committee of the Geneva branch of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and he is a regular commentator on legal developments affecting private clients.
Henry is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising a UK family, their trustees, executors and family office on various tax, trust and succession matters relating to their assets which include a landed estate, heritage chattels and a London commercial property portfolio
- Advising a Liechtenstein Foundation which indirectly owned, amongst other things, a portfolio of investments and a substantial UK landed estate, on tax matters relating to the establishment of the foundation by a non-domiciled individual and on the ultimate sale of the estate and the distribution of the foundation's assets to the beneficiaries
- Advising a UK resident non-domiciled individual in relation to the establishment and funding (with over £100m) of an English charity
- Advising non-UK domiciled individuals prior to moving to the UK on tax, trusts and succession matters
Landed Estates and Historic Properties: Rishi Sunak’s Summer Statement
Reflecting on the Knight Frank Rural Report 2020 … what steps can you take now?
Farmageddon - a way out?
Henry Fea writes for The Negotiator on the potential for capital gains tax liability for buyers when selling their main home
CGT surprise when buying off-plan
You may be faced with a capital gains tax (CGT) liability even when selling your main home – if you bought it off plan.
The New UK Trust Register: Impact on UK trusts and trustees
New Money Laundering Regulations contain considerable new obligations on trustees and transparency measures to look out for