Private Client

Our experienced Private Client Department provides our clients with pragmatic, practical and thoughtful solutions to their requirements.  We advise clients in relation to effecting arrangements such as Wealth Preservation, Trust Creation and Asset Protection.

Working in conjunction with our Pensions Department and the Dispute Resolution and Litigation Department, we provide advice to clients on contentious issues to include trust disputes and succession claims. We also work with our colleagues in the Commercial Department where a transfer of business assets is required under a corporate structure.

Areas of Practice:

  • Purchase/sale and restructuring of investment property portfolios
  • Drafting of wills
  • Drafting of enduring powers of attorney
  • Administration of estates
  • Estate Planning
  • Lifetime gifts/transfers with particular reference to the tax implications including acquisitions tax, capital gains tax and stamp duty