Richard is of counsel in the private client and tax team.He advises on US and international tax and trust and estate planning, with clients based in Europe and the US. He specialises in US tax strategies for individuals, international trusts and closely held business structures. Richard devotes a significant part of his practice to cross-border philanthropy and pioneered the use of dual qualified charitable structures.
Richard was educated at University College London and qualified as a solicitor before moving to the US and attending the University of Pennsylvania Law School and has practiced in Washington DC and London. He is admitted as a solicitor in England, as a member of The District of Columbia and US Tax Court Bars.
We enjoy working with a dynamic US/UK legal team in London and now collaborate across a wide range of practices within the firm. Acting together, we are able to offer advice on virtually every aspect of a client's tax and financial planning.
Richard offers notable expertise in advising international and private clients on US tax and estate planning issues.
Richard is renowned for his expertise in wealth structuring, tax, trusts and estate matters for high-net-worth individuals, family offices and entrepreneurs in the UK and globally.
Richard is dual-qualified in the UK and the US and specialises and advises clients on cross-border matters involving the US. He assists clients with tax planning, estate planning and international trusts. He also advises on charitable giving.
Richard Cassell specialises in tax and estate planning for UK-resident US citizens and advice to US charities operating in the UK.
Richard is 'an expert in US tax strategies for clients based in Europe, as well as the USA and Asia' and 'frequently engaged by clients to advise on philanthropy and dual-qualified charities'.
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