Lucy Johnson

Special Counsel

  • Education: Queens' College, Cambridge
  • Admitted: England and Wales, 1992
  • Year joined: 2005


Lucy advises on all aspects of UK private client matters including lifetime and post death tax planning; creation and management of trusts; issues arising from complex UK trust structures and divided families; advice for non-UK domiciliaries and non-residents on UK tax issues.


Lucy's highlights include offshore trust restructuring; advice on gifts with reservation of benefit and the Pre-Owned Assets Tax; advice to individuals and UK families with US and UK tax exposure; estate planning for clients with overseas land or other assets.

Publications and speaking engagements

  • Talks to STEP with regard to issues arising from trusts during the life of family businesses.
  • A series of talks to a major UK bank as to estate planning issues


  • STEP

On a personal note

Lucy enjoys walking, skiing, opera and sailing.

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