Private Wealth Law - London (Firms)
Mishcon de Reya provide wealth planning services for high net worth clients. "They have one of the most diverse and talented private client teams in the UK with specific expertise in international clients," states a commentator. Another source adds: "Mishcon cover all areas of private client tax and trusts."
"The technical expertise of the private client team at Mishcon is very high," says a source. Another remarks: "They're extremely commercial, very easy to work with and they provide great support for counsel."
Patrick Harney "is a phenomenal lawyer and should be at the top of anybody's list for sophisticated advice," states a commentator. Another adds: "I've been impressed with Patrick Harney. He is an incredible lawyer. He is someone who really specialises in US-UK planning. He has great technical skills and is very client-friendly." Harney is an experienced lawyer in private wealth and has particular expertise in cross-border matters.
Filippo Noseda is described as an "extremely competent specialist in UK tax" by a source. Noseda is "a fantastic lawyer who manages to put complex issues in a way that people can understand. He is a leader in the field of continental European/UK tax and private client matters," says a commentator. Another adds: "He is very professional and knows how to think outside of the box. On top of that, he is fully fluent in French and Italian."
Andrew Goldstone is described as "a leading light in the private client world" by a commentator. A source adds: "Andrew would be one of my go-to tax partners for international clients. He is also a very nice person to deal with, which is a major bonus."
Charlie Sosna "is an exceptional private client lawyer and a pleasure to work with," states an observer. A source adds: "The legal and tax advice he provides is very easy to understand. He is really down to earth, practical, and balanced in his approach." Sosna acts for ultra high net worth clients on a range of matters relating to estates, taxation and offshore structuring.
Kassim Meghjee "always has his eye on the bigger picture and advises on complex matters with a comforting sense of calm and confidence," says a source. A commentator adds: "Kassim is particularly good at understanding the bigger picture." Meghjee advises his clients on a range of tax matters, as well as family governance, asset planning and structuring.
Martin Davies focuses his practice on the Middle East and regularly advises clients on cross-border assets, business and tax structuring matters. He is well regarded for his work in the field.