Individual profile for High Net Worth 2021
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High Net Worth
Private Wealth Law - London (Firms)
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John specialises in the administration of high-value and complex estates, often containing business assets and offshore elements, guiding executors through the practical complexities of the estate administration process. As part of his estate administration work, he advises on post-death planning and tax mitigation opportunities using deeds of variation and the restructuring of assets, for example, private company shareholdings.
He acts for high net worth individuals and families on their lifetime UK tax and estate planning, which often involves preparing complex wills and creating trusts to fully utilise various tax exemptions and reliefs and to protect family assets for future generations.
John advises UK trustees and beneficiaries on both trust law and taxation issues related to the general administration of trusts and the exercise of the trustees' powers. He also deals with matters involving the Office of the Public Guardian, including preparing and registering lasting powers of attorney.
Chartered Institute of Taxation; Association of Tax Technicians; Private Client Section of the Law Society.