Our clients often have complex international estates. We can call on the expertise from other departments of the firm as well as liaise with professional advisers such as accountants, bankers, investment managers and financial advisers to co-ordinate their affairs and provide a comprehensive service.
We have in-depth knowledge that enables us to assist our clients with their lifetime tax planning and estate planning requirements to preserve assets and wealth for their own benefit and for future generations.
Our experience as a firm in the entertainment industry makes us particularly well placed to advise artists, writers, entertainers and other creatives on tax and estate planning issues.
Our areas of expertise include the following:
- Tax and succession planning
- Lasting powers of attorney
- Administration of estates
- Cross-border requirements
- Literary estates
Simkins are knowledgeable, commercial, always responsive and willing to go above and beyond to help.
High standards, good division of practices. In addition to the firm’s specialities, it acts as a “one-stop shop” where sensible so that the client can simply pick up the phone and get things done.
They were incredibly understanding of our unique needs and collaborated in a very flexible way. I would describe the team as very approachable and capable – they took time to listen to our requirements and made recommendations accordingly.