Suzanne Marriott, Partner
Suzanne specialises in cross border and UK tax planning, wills, trusts, contentious trusts and probates, Inheritance Act claims, estate and succession planning, international wills and trusts, non domiciliaries, mental incapacity, Court of Protection and Art law.
Suzanne specialises in cross border and UK tax planning, wills, trusts, contentious trusts and probates, Inheritance Act claims, estate and succession planning, international wills and trusts, non domiciliaries, mental incapacity and Court of Protection work, heritage property, art, landed estates and charitable trusts. She acts as Trustee, Executor, Deputy, Attorney, Protector and Charitable Trustee for many well-known clients and is often appointed by the Court in these roles where there are disputes and as a Litigation Friend for a minor. Suzanne is also a Notary Public practising in the City of London.
Suzanne is listed as a leading trusts and estates practitioner in the UK in Euromoney's Women in Business Law Expert Guide 2021.
Suzanne is admitted to practise in England and Wales.
- Advising a Charitable Trust owning Art on export licences, loans to exhibitions abroad, tax implications, private treaty sale, and contested attribution
- Acting as the independent Deputy for Finances and Health and Welfare where the family is in dispute about residency and the tax implications of losing non UK residency and domicile
- Advising on the tax and trust succession issues for a beneficiary of a landed estate moving out of the main house
- Acting as Litigation Friend for a minor in Woolridge v Woolridge (Case No. 3CL1022132); one of the largest inheritance act claims to come to trial
Estate Planning and Tax Advice for Artists
Legislation from an Ivory Tower: Tax Consequences of the Ivory Act 2018
An overview of tax consequences of the Ivory Act 2018
Charles Russell Speechlys and City and Islington College announce the winner of Charles Russell Speechlys Art Prize 2019
Suzanne Marriott featured in BA First magazine on the rise in popularity of contemporary art for investors
Art Law Newsletter - December 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of our Art Law Newsletter.
Suzanne Marriott quoted in Cayman Islands Journal on data protection legislation issues for trust services providers
Art Law newsletter - July 2018
Welcome to the second edition of our biannual art law newsletter.
Charles Russell Speechlys supports Somerset House through new corporate sponsorship
We are delighted to sponsor Somerset House - a perfect collaboration which reflects our values, identity and culture.