Sangna Chauhan, Partner
Sangna specialises in estate and tax planning for UK and non-UK domiciliaries.
SummarySangna specialises in estate and tax planning for UK and non-UK domiciliaries. In particular, she focuses on will and trust (and alternative structure) based planning for high-net worth individuals. Sangna believes in an integrated approach to estate planning that encompasses cross-border succession law and asset protection considerations, as well as purely tax-driven strategies.
She also acts for the trustees of both UK onshore and offshore trusts, providing both UK tax and English trust law advice.
Sangna is listed as a rising star in the tax and trust lawyers category of the Spear’s 500 2015.
Sangna is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising non-UK domiciled individuals and their trustees on the various tax and asset protection advantages of trust structures, including the most efficient ways to maintain trust assets and make distributions from trusts
- Providing bespoke pre-immigration tax advice to non-UK domiciled clients who are planning to take up residence in the UK, including structuring and rebasing assets where appropriate
- Producing complex estate plans for multi-jurisdictional families with assets spread across several countries, including advice on cross-border estate tax issues, the interaction of various succession law regimes and the practicalities of coordinating multiple international probates
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