Paul is a Senior Associate in the Private Client department. He joined the firm in June 2017.
Paul’s practice covers a broad range of Private Client work including estate planning, inheritance tax planning, and developing a contentious trust and probate practice.
Paul advises on the creation of Wills including drafting Wills for complex family situations, estate administration and post death planning and tax mitigation opportunities using deeds of variations and the restructuring of assets. This also includes dealing with the creation and administration of Trusts and providing advice on matters relating to the elderly including preparation and advice on Lasting Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection matters.
Paul provides taxation advice to companies and individuals that own a UK property(s) whether outright or through a trust structure. This includes ATED (Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings), ATED-Capital Gains Tax and NRCGT (Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax). Due to the changes introduced by the Finance Act 2017, Paul also provides structuring advice on the transfer of a property(s) from a corporate structure to the ultimate beneficial owner.
Paul also focuses on international tax planning to include advising on residence and domicile, the UK tax treatment of foreign residents and non-domiciled individuals, double tax treaties and the uses and tax treatment of non-resident trusts and companies.
Paul is a member of STEP (the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners). Paul is currently a student member of the Association of Contentious Trusts and Probate Specialists.
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