Bryony Cove


Bryony specialises in mainly onshore work including complex inheritance tax and capital gains tax advice, succession and estate planning, administration of estates (including international probate), asset protection work, trusts and some contentious probate and trust matters.


Recent publications

Bryony has contributed articles to a range of titles and websites including Generation magazine (the only magazine in the UK aimed specifically at family businesses) and Family Business United, most recently writing pieces on the importance of having a family constitution and involving non-family members in a family business. She has also provided a number of responses to readers’ questions which have been published in the Sunday Times.

Who we help

Bryony advises a number of clients with their own businesses and clients with self generated first and second generation wealth. Such advice often includes establishment of new family trusts and wills, drafting family constitutions and advising on governance issues, dealing with all inheritance and capital gains tax issues and advising generally on succession to businesses or wealth generated from business.

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Bryony also advises a number of wealthy City professionals and bankers plus directors of large multinational companies on a wide range of private client issues.

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Related Briefings

09 December 2014 Eccentric wishes and charitable purposes Richard McDermott
28 November 2014 Capital gains tax – the net closes in Nick Dunnell
27 November 2014 Is the taxman coming up the drive (again)? The prospect of a UK mansion tax Debbie Pennington
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Bryony Cove

Contact details

Tel:  +44 (0)20 3375 7213
Fax: +44 (0)20 3375 7109

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Qualified as a solicitor in 1996, becoming a partner in 2010.


Kingston University and College of Law Guildford. Also qualified as a solicitor in Scotland since 2003.


Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP). Contributing editor to ePrivateclient.