Tax planning (individuals)

Tax planning and advice is woven through our private client practice and we advise clients around the world, often developing an overall plan that incorporates advice arising out of different jurisdictions.

We cover all aspects of UK income and capital taxation for individuals, trusts and related asset-holding structures.

We have particular expertise in the rules applying to entrepreneurs, fund managers, global families and in the complex rules governing the taxation of non-UK domiciled individuals.

We also assist clients with tax investigations and voluntary disclosures, including disclosures and settlements under amnesty regimes. Our tax litigation team has experience at every level of the UK courts as well as before the ECJ and foreign courts, but our aim is to resolve matters through discussions with HMRC or through more formal mediation.

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"If anything, they are the leader in private client. It's the quality of its lawyers, the sophistication of its work, and the depth they have. The technical side is superb, and their ongoing work with leading tax counsel across the piece keeps them at the front end across this. They also have a very good practical experience on the ground."

Chambers HNW 2023

"What makes the members of the team special is the range of knowledge which it has and that ability to apply it in sensible but novel ways."

The UK Legal 500 2023

"Edward Reed, Charlie Maydon, Sebastian Pritschard Jones have been collaborating with us on very sensitive family matters including tax and Trusts. they have developed a very performant team, not only on technical aspects but also on the psychological understanding of difficult family matters. Incredibly knowledgeable about the law. Friendly, personable, helpful."

The UK Legal 500 2023

"They are excellent at the tax aspects of private client work. We find them brilliant for UK contentious and non-contentious tax issues. They turn things around quickly, they're intelligent and they have an excellent skill set. They work well together as a team."

Chambers HNW 2021

"The team is 'an exceedingly strong group of hardworking and professional partners – not just one or two stars. They have a 'can-do' and commercial approach and can really advise on the full range of issues'."

The UK Legal 500 2017