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Inheritance, estate and gift taxes

We offer peace of mind when passing assets to the next generation. Whether your assets are based in a single country or spread around the world, we can help with inheritance tax planning so that the authorities do not take more than their fair share.

We advise many of the world's most successful families on how to pass their wealth to future generations.

Perhaps you are a US-UK couple looking to plan your estate, which includes assets in both jurisdictions. Perhaps you are not resident in the UK but are facing a double tax bill on an inheritance there. Perhaps you are UK resident and domiciled but wish to make lifetime gifts to members of your family.

Whether your wealth is based entirely in your country of origin or is spread widely around the world, we can assist with inheritance tax planning. We use flexible trusts, family limited partnerships and limited liability companies to ensure that wealth passes to the intended beneficiaries, and the government does not take more than its fair share.

Our international reach means that we are frequently asked to assist with cross-border cases where assets may be taxed twice. We also advise when penalties have been incurred.

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Katie Graves

Katie Graves

Partner | Hong Kong

Katie Graves

Partner | Hong Kong

Private client and tax

Christina M. Baltz

Christina M. Baltz

Partner | New York

Christina M. Baltz

Partner | New York

Private client and tax

Edward A. Renn

Edward A. Renn

Partner | New York

Edward A. Renn

Partner | New York

Private client and tax

Caroline Moss

Caroline Moss

Special counsel | London

Caroline Moss

Special counsel | London

Private client and tax

Christopher King

Christopher King

Special counsel | London

Christopher King

Special counsel | London

Private client and tax

Louisa Douglas Home

Louisa Douglas Home

Senior Associate | Geneva

Louisa Douglas Home

Senior Associate | Geneva

Private client and tax

Estella Bogira

Estella Bogira

Senior Associate | London

Estella Bogira

Senior Associate | London

Private client and tax

Carly Markley

Carly Markley

Associate | London

Carly Markley

Associate | London

Private client and tax

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Families and family offices

Families call on us when they want a firm that understands their needs – whether they are looking to pass down wealth, set up and run a family office, or make their mark through philanthropy. Find Out More
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Founders

Helping company founders to realise their vision is a hugely rewarding aspect of our work. From advising on tax or global expansion, to introducing you to investors, we’ll add value from the outset. Find Out More
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High net worth individuals

With complex interests that often span several jurisdictions, highly successful people need seamless advice. With a full-service offering across our offices around the world, we provide just that. Find Out More

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