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.
She has particular experience advising on matters involving vulnerable people, where the issue of mental capacity is central. This includes people suffering from dementia, the after-effects of stroke or Alzheimer’s, depression or other mental illness, or addiction. She works closely with individuals and family members to guide them through what are often challenging circumstances.
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. Go to Entrepreneurs
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. Go to Financial institutions