Sophie Le Breton

Associate | London

Secretary Kirsten Little


Track record

Transfer of shareholding

Advising on the transfer of a substantial shareholding in an AIM listed company into a trust and assisting with the associated regulatory approvals.

Freezing order

Applying to the Supreme Court of Bermuda for directions in relation to a worldwide freezing order which sought to include trust assets.

Family Limited Partnerships

Creating Family Limited Partnerships as an effective succession planning tool which enable control to be preserved by the wealth creators.

Tax efficient ways to exit businesses

Advising on the most tax efficient ways for director / shareholders to exit businesses, including in contentious circumstances.

Drafting operational manual

Drafting an operational manual for a complex offshore trust structure with various business investments, where the settlor was UK resident, but not UK domiciled.

Offshore trusts tax consequences

Advising on the tax consequences of offshore trusts investing into UK start-ups.