Fladgate has a substantial international private client practice. Much of our advice focuses on the creation of suitable asset holding structures involving trusts, foundations and companies based in the offshore financial centres and also making the optimum use of onshore jurisdictions for tax treaty planning and other reasons.
In providing a comprehensive international service we draw on an extensive network of overseas lawyers, accountants and other advisers, and have developed close relationships with private banks, trust companies and other service providers from the world’s leading financial centres.
We have wide-ranging experience in managing cross-border matters and ensuring that advice from multiple jurisdictions can be integrated effectively into the delivery of the overall plan for our clients.
Areas on which we advise include:
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Known for its work with entrepreneurs and regularly advises on multi-jurisdictional matters.
Fladgate advises on tax and estate planning and structuring issues for national and international individuals and businesses. The ‘thorough’ Richard Kaufman is recommended.
Fladgate LLP represents international trust companies, fund managers, and individuals and families with significant personal assets. Richard Kaufman is noted for his “deep knowledge”. David Way, Antonia Brandes and Helena Luckhurst also have strong reputations.
Fladgate LLP handles all aspects of tax planning and trusts advice including structuring for non-domiciliaries, inheritance tax and estate planning, cross-border structuring for personal investments, and managing, acquiring and disposing of trust property. Recent highlights include setting up a structure for an international client wishing to invest in real estate across Europe.
Matthew Bennett heads the department at Fladgate LLP, and advises UK and foreign nationals and their families on the management of their wealth and personal affairs with an emphasis on tax efficiency. Helena Luckhurst advises British and overseas families and entrepreneurs who want to protect their wealth and successfully pass it down to the next generation. The firm provides the full range of personal tax services to its clients, from completing personal tax returns to negotiating with HMRC, and regularly advises internationally mobile individuals (especially sportspeople and entertainers).
Highlights included advising a Middle Eastern family on the restructuring of its London property portfolio (worth approximately £150m) in light of the anticipated changes to the taxation of non-domiciled residents, and the team continues to advise a non-domiciled Irish entrepreneur on restructuring UK and onshore trusts; other advice for the client has covered setting up a Jersey foundation and advice on the statutory residency test.