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Simon Malkiel

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Work 020 3755 5587
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Howard Kennedy LLP

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Private Client.

Position

Partner. Simon advises high-net-worth individuals, families and trustees in connection with estate planning and wealth structuring for tax mitigation, succession and asset protection. This will often involve the use of trusts and he is widely experienced in the establishment, administration and restructuring of trusts, both in the UK and offshore. He acts for domestic UK clients and those with an international dimension, such as UK resident non-domiciled taxpayers, foreign clients with UK assets or those coming to or leaving the UK. Simon also specialises in the preparation of complex wills for high-net-worth individuals, often incorporating trusts for asset protection and tax planning purposes, as well as to cater for difficult family situations.

Career

Trained FSI; qualified 2001; partner Howard Kennedy 2011.

Member

Member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and the Chartered Institute of Taxation.

Education

Hasmonean High School, London (11 GCSEs, three A levels); London Guildhall University (Law Degree 2(1)); College of Law, London (Legal Practice Course).

Leisure

Family, sport.


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Howard Kennedy LLP is ‘technically and practically excellent on the complex offshore issues that affect non-UK domiciles and the relevant property regime for inheritance tax purposes. However, above all, it is a client-centric firm’. Liz Palmer is ‘incisive, thorough and unrelentingly logical in her application of complex legal provisions. Combined with this she genuinely cares about her clients and works hard to ensure that there are practical solutions’. John Annetts is ‘an excellent lawyer, meaning he is more than technically good. He is also pragmatic and easy to get along with in dealing with technical legal points/difficulties for the most complex clients with large assets’. The ‘very soundSimon Malkiel is ‘thorough and always ensures that every point that may help or hinder his client has been fully examined. He thinks logically but creatively about problem solving’. Michael Lewis is ‘approachable, knowledgeable and focused on achieving the client’s objectives’.

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