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Radhika Mehta, Senior Associate

Radhika provides advice to UK domiciled and non-UK domiciled individuals on UK taxation, trusts, succession and other personal estate planning matters.

Summary

Radhika provides advice to UK domiciled and non-UK domiciled individuals on UK taxation, trust and personal estate planning matters. Radhika primarily provides advice to non-UK domiciled and/ or non-UK resident individuals in relation to: residence for UK tax purposes under the statutory residence test and domicile for English law purposes; the availability of the remittance basis of taxation and the concept of a remittance; appropriate structures for holding UK residential property; the taxation of offshore trusts with UK resident beneficiaries/settlors; and

succession principles under English law.

Additionally, Radhika advises individuals on establishing charities and advises charity trustees on general operational and constitutional issues.

Radhika is admitted to practise in England and Wales.

Experience highlights

  • Providing bespoke pre-immigration tax advice to a non-UK domiciled individual wishing to take up residence in the UK
  • Advising the bank trustee of a trust owning a non-UK company holding a UK residential property in relation to (i) the non-resident landlord scheme, (ii) the company‚Äôs annual tax on enveloped dwellings liability and available reliefs, (iii) the inheritance tax implications of holding the property in the structure from 6 April 2017 including analysis of the gift with reservation of benefit rules and (iv) the capital gains tax implications of selling the property including analysis of the interaction of the interlaying capital gains tax regimes
  • Preparing an estate plan for a high net worth individual with assets in various jurisdictions (including the UK, the US, Switzerland and Germany) regarding the succession laws applicable to his assets taking into account the EU Succession Regulation, UK private international law, forced heirship issues and potential conflicts of law
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