Private client

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

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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 CONTACTS

KEY CONTACTS

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

Oliver Sharp

Oliver Sharp

Associate
Euan Lawson

Euan Lawson

Partner
Oliver Sharp

Oliver Sharp

Associate
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They understand our business incredibly well and provide a range of specialists as needed.
Chambers & Partners
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.
Legal 500
Simkins have an excellent media practice constantly evolving with the changes in our industry.
Legal 500

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