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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Firm Overview:
Howard Kennedy’s established private wealth team advise high net worth and ultra high net worth individuals, their families and advisers based in the UK and overseas. The team works closely with clients to manage all aspects of their lives, both business and personal. They take the stress out of difficult situations and provide straightforward legal advice covering all of the issues faced by ambitious individuals and their families.

Clients include entrepreneurs, business owners, family offices, successful professionals, artists, authors and those with inherited wealth.

Main Areas of Practice:
International Wealth Structuring:

Multi-jurisdictional succession planning for individuals and families with complex affairs. Creation and administration of tax efficient family trusts and structuring businesses for succession purposes.
Contact: Liz Palmer
Tel: +44 20 3755 5645
Email: [email protected]

Trusts & Estates Disputes:
Complex, high-value trusts and estates disputes both onshore and offshore.
Contact: Emily Mailer
Tel: +44 20 3755 5584
Email: [email protected]

Estate Administration:
Acting for executors and beneficiaries in the administration of complex estates, often spanning multiple jurisdictions.
Contact: John Annetts
Tel: +44 20 3755 5362
Email: [email protected]

Family & Matrimonial:
Separation, divorce, nuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements and children matters including relocation, surrogacy and co-parenting agreements.
Contact: Lois Langton
Tel: +44 20 3755 5559
Email: [email protected]

The purchase of new business jets from manufacturers, the purchase and sale of pre-owned business jets, associated financing, operational and management arrangements.
Contact: Paul Amandini
Tel: +44 20 3755 5358
Email: [email protected]

Art & Cultural Property:
Commissioning, purchasing and selling art and cultural property, recovery of stolen art and cultural property and estate planning for collectors and private foundations.
Contact: Mark Stephens, CBE
Tel: +44 20 3755 5725
Email: [email protected]

Philanthropy & Charitable Giving:
Establishing charitable foundations and supporting existing charities. Advice on legal status, tax and governance, charity disputes and Charity Commission investigations.
Contact: Robert Craig
Tel: +44 20 3755 5421
Email: [email protected]

Reputation Management:
High profile sensitive libel, defamation, online and privacy, as well as the right to be forgotten, blackmail and harassment.
Contact: Mark Stephens, CBE
Tel: +44 20 3755 5725
Email: [email protected]

Relocation of businesses and families to the UK. Advising on rights and opportunities and facilitating any application process to successfully secure entry.
Contact: Antonia Torr
Tel: +44 20 3755 5835
Email: [email protected]

Board level/senior executive appointments, terms, disputes, exits and litigation. Employment arrangements with private/domestic staff including terms, protection of confidentiality and reputation statutory compliance and disputes.
Contact: Jane Amphlett
Tel: +44 20 3755 5360
Email: [email protected]

Entrepreneurs & Growth Businesses:
Strategic acquisitions and investments, fundraising and finance, branding and IP, regulation, sale and exit.
Contact: Gillian White
Tel: +44 20 3755 5770
Email: [email protected]

Residential Property:
The sale and purchase of property predominantly in prime central London for UK and international individuals, companies and trustees. Advice on enfranchisement, property tax and estate related issues.
Contact: Pervaze Ahmed
Tel: +44 20 3755 5576
Email: [email protected]

Commercial Real Estate:
Complex real estate transactions for domestic and foreign investors, developers, lenders and borrowers.
Contact: Rebecca Davison
Tel: +44 20 3755 5627
Email: [email protected]

Business Crime:
Representing and advising HNWIs with both financial crime and criminal investigations. This includes dealing with the police, HMRC, SFO, FCA and other investigatory /prosecuting agencies, and if required, representing at trial.
Contact: Ian Ryan
Tel: +44 (0)20 3755 5691
Email: [email protected]