planning is a particular area of expertise in
We have considerable experience of providing estate-planning
advice for families and individuals, to help them
hold their assets in the most efficient manner.
Apart from tax mitigation, we also take account
of family circumstances, ease of administration
and the intestacy rules.
Significant benefits can often be achieved by
making timely gifts of property prior to death.
In particular, life
policies and death benefits under
pension plans can escape the imposition of inheritance
tax if properly structured before an individuals
Estate planning often incorporates the use of
foundations or trusts
not only for tax planning purposes but also to
provide for the administration of a familys