Sebastian Prichard Jones Partner

Sebastian specialises in advising wealthy families on tax and succession issues. Much of his work has an international dimension and many of his clients have no connection with the UK.

He advises on the creation and operation of asset-holding structures and family offices. He also advises on tax investigations and litigation involving family trusts.

Sebastian advises many UK and non-UK based families on their tax position, both in the UK and internationally.  In 2003 he spent six months on secondment with the trusts and estates group of a leading New York law firm and, as a result of this experience, much of his work has a US dimension.

Sebastian has lectured in the UK, the US and further afield.

Sebastian will become senior partner in May 2020.

What people are saying


"He is extraordinary, he is one of the finest lawyers I've ever come across in any country. He is practical, knowledgeable, efficient and has enormous business sense. He is just a delight to work with. He is funny, charming, he is the whole package."

Chambers HNW 2019

"He is the best tax lawyer in and well beyond London. He is quite exceptionally intelligent, well informed and accessible. He makes very complicated things very straightforward. He is incredibly clever but also has a sense of humour. He is one of those lawyers who inspires confidence. Everybody who he has advised thinks he walks on water, and that is quite unusual."

Chambers HNW 2019

"He is truly brilliant, one of the most knowledgeable lawyers I have ever seen. He knows more about US trusts and tax law than most US lawyers."

Chambers Global 2018

"Sebastian is 'a brilliant tax lawyer who is also excellent when matters become contentious'."

The UK Legal 500 2017

"He is 'superb' at advising wealthy families on tax and succession issues."

The UK Legal 500 2017

"A commentator commends him as 'one of the finest lawyers in the country,' adding: 'He not only has excellent judgement and a keen intellect, but he also has a wonderful sense of humour and is just a real joy to work with'."

Chambers UK 2017

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