Tim George

Partner

Tim is a partner in the private client and tax team.

He advises high net worth individuals and families in relation to succession planning, particularly those with complex international affairs.

Tim’s expertise includes advising entrepreneurs in relation to the structuring of their businesses, considering issues including business continuity, succession, investment treaty planning and remuneration strategies; advising families in relation to the protection of their wealth, using trusts, foundations, partnerships, companies and funds; assisting with the establishment and operation of family offices; defining sophisticated strategies for individuals moving between jurisdictions; and advising multi-jurisdictional estate planning with single or multiple wills.

He is recognised as a leading private client lawyer in Legal 500 2020 and in Citywealth’s 2019 Leading Private Client Lawyers list. Tim was awarded the Wealth Professional of the Year prize at the Citywealth Professional Award in 2016. In 2015, Tim was the winner of Tax Journal’s 40 under 40.

Secretary Erny Sendjaja

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Tim is described as ‘the first choice for ultra-high-net-worth individuals with a truly global asset base.’

Legal 500 UK 2016
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The very practical Tim George provides clear but comprehensive responses.

Legal 500 UK, 2018
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Tim George is excellent with clients and is able to articulate complex issues in a clear and engaging way. He is [also] great at coming up with sensible solutions to complex trust-company structures.

Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020

Track record

Admissions

Publications

Memberships

Advised the Chief Minister’s Department of the States of Jersey in relation to the changes to Jersey’s regime for attracting high net worth individuals.

Advised Ben Goldsmith in relation to the creation of the advisory entity to Menhaden, an investment trust listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Advised several high profile families in relation to tax planning strategies for their moves to the UK from countries including Canada, France, Poland, Russia, Spain and the US.

England and Wales, 2002

Co-author of McCutcheon on Inheritance Tax.

Contributor to the European Tax Service, Wealth Briefing and the STEP Journal.

Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners

Education


Languages


  • English

Dates


Joined

2004
Partner

2012

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