Provided by Melissa Maple
Melissa Maple is a Partner in Shoosmiths’ Wealth Protection team and leads the High Net Worth team nationally. She also spearheads Shoosmiths Private Wealth, the firm’s new, innovative multi-disciplinary offering for high net worth clients.
Melissa advises high net worth clients on the long-term protection and devolution of their assets. She uses sophisticated structures to mitigate tax and safeguard wealth for successive generations but she is also concerned to protect and preserve the values that generated that wealth. Her strength is in understanding her clients and their motivators as she works alongside each client to apply her deep expertise and keen eye for detail in implementing bespoke solutions.
She has a desirable niche advising business entrepreneurs, directors, property owners and developers as part of corporate deals as well as advising companies on life assurance and pension schemes.
Melissa is a full member of STEP and a member of their International Client Special Interest Group.
High Net Worth
Melissa Maple advises private clients on estate administration, trusts and tax matters. A source notes: "She is fantastic with clients and her technical abilities are the best in the industry." Another source says: "She has excellent knowledge."