Nicola Thorpe, Partner
Nicola advises on a wide range of private wealth matters, including international and domestic personal tax, trust structuring, succession and estate planning.
Nicola advises on a wide range of private wealth matters, including international and domestic personal tax, trust structuring, succession and estate planning. Nicola's clients include high net worth individuals, trustees, family offices and private banks. Her work often has an international element and she regularly advises on issues arising as a result of foreign domicile and conflicts of laws. She also advises on the creation and operation of international structures for tax, succession and asset protection purposes.
Nicola has been recognised as a 'Rising Leader' in Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite 2022.
Nicola is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Providing tailored pre-arrival UK tax advice to non-UK domiciled clients who are planning to take up residence in the UK, including advice on the application of the statutory residence test and co-ordinating advice in foreign jurisdictions
- Advising UK resident but non-UK domiciled individuals on the remittance basis of taxation and appropriate structuring of their personal assets
- Preparing UK tax advice in relation to the ownership of high value UK residential property, and advising on the options for restructuring existing property holding structures
- Advising on the creation of trusts for succession and estate planning purposes and on the UK taxation of trusts