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    Private Wealth Lawyers

Wealth preservation and wealth generation are front of mind for individuals and families, with impact and legacy being a clear focus.

They are increasingly making more strategic and commercial decisions as their affairs become more complex.

As the need to navigate a complex regulatory landscape increases, advisers are becoming more sophisticated to meet the requirements in the private wealth space and we are continuing to evolve to meet these changing needs. 

We enable people to make the most of their wealth now and in the future. We will support you to ensure a smooth succession, not just of family assets, but of the values which brought you wealth in the first place.

No other private wealth law firm has the scale, reach and breadth of services we offer to our private clients. With a full service legal team, our advice is offered in the context of your succession planning, your marriage, your family life and values, your property and your assets. We are deeply embedded in the world of private wealth, advising private banks, trust companies and family offices. Some families have entrusted us with their legal affairs for over a century. Clients like these have shaped the way we work with you. We work in partnership with you, we collaborate with your other advisers and we think long-term. 

Our private wealth lawyers

Our clients come to us from a variety of different backgrounds and jurisdictions, for a variety of needs. For more information about our Private Client legal services, covering expertise in specific matters such as buying and selling property, matrimonial and childcare matters, Wills and estate planning and much more, please click here. If, however, you relate to the following areas, you may also be interested in our broader expertise supporting your business interests, property, employees, contractual disputes, amongst other things, which can be found in the links below.

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Regime change: The beginning of the end of the remittance basis

We summarise the changes to the “non-dom” regime that are expected from April 2025 and provide analysis of the policy details available so far.

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International Private Wealth Lawyers

International Private Wealth

For internationally mobile individuals.

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Investors and Entrepreneurs Legal Services

Investors and Entrepreneurs

For individuals who own and invest in fast growth or family businesses.

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Landed Estates and Heritage Property Legal Services

Landed Estates and Heritage Property

For multi-generational families to overseas investors, to those owning country houses, farms, stately homes and urban estates.

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Professionals & Senior Executives Legal Services

Professionals & Senior Executives

For those managing and running businesses.

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Art & Luxury Lawyers

Art & Luxury

Our specialist lawyers help collectors, creators and curators protect the value of the objects they love.

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Philanthropy Legal Services

Philanthropy

For philanthropists and sustainable investors.

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The remittance basis: how did we get here?

The remittance basis is a special tax treatment for UK residents who are not domiciled in the UK and have foreign income and gains. Here we outline how it has changed over time.

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Meet our private wealth lawyers

Our awards

Recognition

They are a traditional private client firm with such a good international footprint. You can rely on them, as nothing is too complex for them."

Chambers High Net Worth 2023

Charles Russell Speechlys really understands the market and their depth of experience is excellent."

Chambers High Net Worth 2023

Charles Russell Speechlys has a very large and capable team."

Chambers High Net Worth 2023

Client Advisers and Trustees

For those servicing the Private Wealth community.

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Family law and trusts

A series of videos in which experts from our Family, Private Wealth Disputes and Tax, Trusts and Succession teams discuss the relationship between trusts and family proceedings.

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What's important to you is important to us. Let's talk

If you would like to speak to a member of our Private Wealth team or to find out more about how we work, please get in touch.

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    Events

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    Jessie Davies

    Quick Reads

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    Matthew Hobbs

    Quick Reads

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    Quick Reads

  • Bloomberg quotes Dominic Lawrance on pledges to scrap preferential tax treatment for non-doms

    Dominic Lawrance

    In the Press

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    Hannah Owen

    Quick Reads

  • The Telegraph quotes Sarah Jane Boon on potential issues around Labour’s pledge to levy VAT on private school fees

    Sarah Jane Boon

    In the Press

  • Spear's quotes Sarah Jane Boon on issues around VAT on private school fees

    Sarah Jane Boon

    In the Press

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    Ivan Lu

    In the Press

  • Switzerland: Revision Of The International Succession Law

    Grégoire Uldry

    Insights

  • The Telegraph quotes Dominic Lawrance on Labour’s proposed expansion of rules governing trusts

    Dominic Lawrance

    In the Press

  • How is trust reporting under the Register of Overseas Entities changing after 4 June 2024?

    Jack Carter

    Insights

  • Relocation to Italy: Italian Lump Sum Tax Regime

    Nicola Saccardo

    Insights

  • Wills for Brits in Switzerland (or with assets here)

    Michael Wells-Greco

    Insights

  • DIFC Courts Release 2023 Annual Report

    Peter Smith

    Quick Reads

  • The Telegraph quotes Sophie Dworetzsky on plans to scrap the non-dom tax status

    Sophie Dworetzsky

    In the Press

  • I Want to Relocate to Switzerland - what do I need to know?

    Grégoire Uldry

    Insights

  • Wealth Management in Qatar

    Alim Khamis FCIArb

    Insights

  • The Rights of Beneficiaries: Access to Trust Information

    Samantha Ruston

    Insights

  • The UK’s March 2024 Budget: how the proposed new tax rules will work for US-connected clients

    Sangna Chauhan

    Insights

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