Phineas Hirsch

Senior associate | London

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Phineas is a senior associate in the private client and tax team.

Phineas is a senior associate in the private client and tax team, having joined from Slaughter & May's corporate tax team in 2011.

He advises domestic and international individuals and families on their succession and tax planning using wills, trusts and other structures. He has expertise dealing with a wide range of UK and international tax and trust issues and acts for trustees and beneficiaries in relation to the creation, management, and taxation of their trusts.

Being a fluent French and Spanish speaker, Phineas has developed significant experience working closely with a network of local advisors in the Continent in dealing with foreign assets and estates. In this context, he also advises charities and individuals on cross-border probate and succession matters as well as the international tax issues that arise from cross-border legacies and property transactions.
As a member of the firm's Talent 'Special Interest Group', Phineas advises a number of high-profile international sportspersons, managers and models on their global tax affairs and image rights structuring.

In a personal capacity, Phineas acts as Trustee and Treasurer of an international private family foundation, that funds non-profit organizations to facilitate progressive social change in the areas of homelessness and criminal justice reform. He is also a proud father with strong family values.