The dynamics of family wealth have changed in recent years as families have become more culturally diverse and more geographically spread out.
At the same time, the rules governing wealth transfer, particularly in relation to tax, have grown in complexity and disputes over family wealth have increased.
Our private wealth team specialises in advising on all aspects of wealth structuring and wealth transfer. We support entrepreneurs, property owners and families, both in the UK and internationally, in identifying and then implementing the arrangements that best suit their individual needs. We have particular strength in explaining to and supporting our clients with the tax planning implications of wealth planning, including structuring the purchase of UK real estate.
We are well placed to assist individuals who, through their wealth or family connections, have links to the UK or who are moving to or from the UK and need advice on immigration (including investor and entrepreneur visas), family and matrimonial matters.
In response to the prevalence of disputes over family wealth, we provide strategic advice to trustees, executors and attorneys on how to manage and execute their duties, responsibilities and relations with beneficiaries. We are also able to advise on reputation management matters and have been involved in some of the most significant defamation cases in the UK.
Our private wealth team works closely with specialists across the firm, and particularly within our family law, dispute resolution and real estate teams, to deliver a highly personalised and partner-led service.
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