Piers Barclay Partner

Piers is the head of private client. Before becoming a partner, Piers spent six months on secondment in the trusts department of a leading international law firm.

Piers specialises in succession, tax and estate planning advice for individuals and their families as well as related advice to trustees and other private client service providers, such as family offices.  In addition to UK-based clients, much of his work has an international element, including structuring multi-jurisdictional estates, using trusts in civil law and Sharia law countries and advising non-UK trustees on tax and fiduciary matters. 

He has experience in UK pre-entry planning for non-domiciliaries, remittance basis advice and the implementation of wills and associated mechanisms on arrival, both for entrepreneurs and for other high-net-worth individuals.

Professional memberships

  • STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)

What people are saying


"Piers' strengths include 'the extreme care that is given to the advice he proffers, his acumen and his experience'."

The UK Legal 500 2017

"He is unflappable, poised, has a great intellect, the perfect combination."

Chambers HNW 2017