He has got this lovely combination of being highly intelligent and focused, but also completely personable.
Chambers Directory 2017
Russell advises on tax planning, estate planning and trust structuring, often where there is an international dimension. He frequently lectures, chairs and presents seminars on trust, tax and family governance matters. He is also responsible for the Firm’s immigration practice.
What the Legal Directories say
Russell is recommended as a leading practitioner by Spears, Legal 500 and Chambers. He is named in the Citywealth Leaders List and Legal Week Elite 100 International Advisers.
"London's top accountants and tax lawyers have only good words for Cohen … He deftly combines extensive knowledge with a great sense of humour which instantly puts clients at ease." (Spears Top Ten Tax Lawyers, 2015)
Russell Cohen is a "standout" and a "very good technical lawyer". Chambers High Net Worth Guide
"He's delightful to deal with and makes complex things much easier to understand." Chambers High Net Worth Guide
Russell Cohen is "noted for his excellent client care skills." Chambers
Russell Cohen "combines technical ability, a sense of humour and a practical approach." Legal 500
The "absolutely excellent" Russell Cohen "is delightful to deal with and makes complex things much easier to understand." Chambers
Who we help
Russell’s clients include international families, offshore trustees and private banks.
He advises on tax issues (including the Liechtenstein Disclosure Facility), trust structuring and on cross-border succession planning. Go to Private wealth