Why choose our Tax and Private Client lawyers?Clients want legal advice from specialists who truly understand those important cultural details. Our team has a deep understanding of the nuances between the CIS and the UK. This enables us to provide comprehensive advice tailored to our clients' needs, ensuring they are well placed to take decisions that are best for them, their families and businesses.
Many of our Russian-speaking clients own business interests and other assets across many jurisdictions. Our experience of working cross-border allows us to find solutions for clients in complex international tax, succession and management issues. We obtain expert, local advice as and when required and have regard to relevant double taxation treaties.
We support individuals and families from CIS countries who are resident, thinking of taking up residence or own property in the UK. Primarily we advise on how to structure ownership of their assets, and organise their financial affairs efficiently to preserve their wealth and control its destination.
Our team offers end-to-end support on property transactions, guiding clients throughout the whole process. We assist with purchases, sales and financing of property in prime London locations and elsewhere. We look after every aspect of the deal, including property transaction tax. We also have expertise in and act for ultra-high net worth individuals on the financing of aircraft, yachts, art work and share portfolios.
We have leading specialists in:
- UK and international taxation
- Estate and succession planning
- Probate and estate administration
- Trust management
- Property taxation and structuring of UK property ownership
- Property conveyancing, construction and property disputes
- Aircraft, yacht and real estate financing
- Investment funds
- Charity law
- We are advising Russian speaking high-net-worth individuals resident outside the UK on relocating to the UK and establishing UK residence. This involves advising on steps to be taken prior to relocation.
- We are advising Russian speaking high-net-worth individuals (both UK and non-UK resident) on non-domicile taxation.
- The team is advising Russian speaking high-net-worth individuals who are resident in the UK and own assets in multiple jurisdictions in relation to international taxation and estate planning.
- We are advising Russian speaking high-net-worth individuals (UK and non-UK resident) on taxation of their high value UK residential property and tax efficient structuring of property ownership.
- The team is advising high-net-worth Russian speaking individuals on the tax consequences of the disposal of high value UK residential property on divorce.
- We are assisting prominent Russian speaking individuals with setting up UK charities.
- The team is assisting ultra-high-net-worth individuals from Russia and the CIS region in connection with acquisition of and lending secured on yachts, aircraft, investment products and collections of art.
- We are acting for high-net-worth individuals from Russia and other CIS countries in connection with acquisition and financing of high value residential and commercial property in prime London locations and elsewhere.
- The team is acting for high-net-worth individuals in connection with major construction projects and renovation works in their UK property.
- We are representing high-net-worth individuals in property and construction disputes.