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Stephenson Harwood LLP

Private Wealth Law

3 ranked individualsBand 4London (Firms)High Net Worth 2021 View ranking table
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Stephenson Harwood acts for high net worth clients on international tax and estate planning matters. A source says: "They do a fantastic job for high net worth clients. They have a broad depth of expertise and they're just a pleasure to work with."

One interviewee comments: "I think they have a strong practice for private client matters. They are a knowledge group who are very capable and competent." Another remarks: "They have strong capabilities and really care about their clients. They provide a bespoke service to clients and they have a strong team."

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Senior associate Alice Vink advises high net worth clients on cross-border tax and estate planning. "She is a strong associate," states an interviewee, adding: "She is very bright and very good at speaking with clients."

Emily Osborne is"an excellent lawyer. She is very bright, extremely knowledgeable on UK tax issues and also adored by her clients," states a commentator. Osborne regularly advises high net worth clients on international tax and estate planning matters. "She is a superstar," according to an interviewee, who adds: "She is incredibly bright, incredibly thoughtful and really down to earth. She is so easy to work with and extremely skilled at making complex dry points relating to taxation reasonably easy to understand. I would thoroughly recommend her."

James Quarmby heads the firm's private wealth team. An interviewee says: "James is completely brilliant. He has extensive knowledge yet articulates himself in a very easy to understand way. He is direct, honest and clear." Another describes Quarmby as "quite extraordinary. He will go the extra mile for the client, he is a great lateral thinker and he is very good with his clients."

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Overview

Stephenson Harwood has been looking after the legal needs of wealthy individuals and their families for nearly 200 years. A truly international practice, the firm’s main private wealth hubs are in London, Dubai, Hong Kong, and Singapore, providing advice under the laws of the UK, UAE, France, Hong Kong, USA, Canada and Singapore. The firm has a particular focus on complex international structuring, especially where a family business or corporate structure is involved. In addition, it is one of the few firms which can provide the full spectrum advice on art, private jets and yachts. The firm is also regarded as one of the leading authorities on the UK tax treatment of international pensions.

 





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Private Wealth Law

Stephenson Harwood LLP

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1 Finsbury Circus

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EC2M 7SH

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Private Wealth Law


Alice Vink
Associates to watch
Emily Osborne
Band 4
James Quarmby
Band 2