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Suzanne Marriott

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Suzanne is the Head of Art & Luxury. 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 is also a Notary Public.

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About

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.

Experience

  • 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

Recognition

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  • WWL Private Client 2021 - Rosette (1)
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  • Suzanne Marriott - Chambers HNW 2021
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  • Private Client Global Elite_BADGE 2020-21 A

Our thinking

  • The Financial Times quotes Suzanne Marriott on inheritance disputes

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    In The Press

  • The Times quotes Suzanne Marriott on the legal ramifications of stolen artefacts

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    In The Press

  • Suzanne Marriott writes for The Times on predatory marriages

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    In The Press

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