Private client

We build long-term relationships with our clients to deliver practical and clear advice so that they can achieve their aims.

Key contacts
Overview

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.

Expertise

Our areas of expertise include the following:

  • Tax and succession planning
  • Wills
  • Lasting powers of attorney
  • Administration of estates
  • Cross-border requirements
  • Literary estates

KEY CONTACT

KEY CONTACTS

Our team strive to understand the needs of our clients to deliver effective and practical solutions.

Block quote
Source
They take a sensible pragmatic approach to a contentious situation. Their legal analysis of the issue is good and they provide a number of options to me as the client as to how to move forward.
Legal 500
Simkins are knowledgeable, commercial, always responsive and willing to go above and beyond to help.
Chambers & Partners
Every lawyer I have worked with has been friendly, approachable and willing to listen.
Chambers & Partners
Block Quote
Source

News & Insights

Stack of newspapers

The New Yorker's Lucy Letby article: a useful reminder about contempt of court laws

TV remote

Film and TV Briefing: Friday 17 May 2024

Person signing contract

Costcutter Supermarkets Group Ltd v Vaish – limitation clause in contract did not limit liability to pay for goods delivered

Glass of wine

How did a free bottle of wine shine a light on the relevance of GDPR privacy rules for SMEs?