Cross-border estates & international succession

We offer estate planning advice to international clients who have connections with a number of different jurisdictions.  Many of our clients are nationals of one country but resident in another and own substantial assets in many different jurisdictions. 

Our team includes lawyers who have qualified and previously worked on estate and succession planning projects in a wide cross-section of civil and common law jurisdictions.

Our skills and experience in integrated US/UK cross-border planning is extensive, and we have both UK- and US-qualified succession planning lawyers in our offices in the US, London and Geneva.

Recent work 

  • Acting for an Italian art collector who wanted to make use of an English law trust to enable his collection to be passed on as he wished. 
  • Advising a Kuwaiti family anxious to ensure that their assets devolved according to Sharia principles.
  • Working with the executors of an English aristocrat who had died in France.

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