Nick's main areas of expertise are tax and trusts, including the taxation of foreign domiciled individuals, the remittance basis and offshore trusts. He advises on suitable structures for foreign domiciliaries, tax-efficient strategies for extracting value from them and the tax consequences of their investment choices.
Nick also advises the trustees of a major landed estate, advising on a range of complex domestic trust and tax issues.
Nick's clients also include entrepreneurs, directors, individuals with inherited wealth and trustees. While much of his practice has a foreign element (whether foreign residence or domicile or both), he has a significant UK client base.
Although tax is usually a significant element in his practice, he also advises on structuring and estate planning more generally, and advises on disputes between beneficiaries and trustees before they become litigious. Nick has also successfully represented a number of clients in Revenue enquiries.
Who we help
Nick advises on wealth structuring and remittance issues for foreign domiciled individuals and trustees. He advises on pre-immigration planning, becoming non-resident, domicile and the tax consequences of each. He also advises foreign resident individuals in relation to their affairs, particularly in relation to trusts and corporate structures. Go to Private wealth
Nick advises entrepreneurs and owners of family businesses and entrepreneurs on all aspects which affect their personal wealth. These usually centre around tax-efficient succession planning, using a variety of strategies, including bespoke wills and trusts, alternative structures and rearranging share rights. Go to Entrepreneurs