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Camilla Wallace

Tel:
Work 020 7395 3000
Email:
Web:
wedlakebell.com/camilla-wallace.html
Wedlake Bell LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partner specialising in advising high-net-worth individuals, both UK and non-UK domiciliaries, on estate planning to mitigate the incidence of IHT and control the devolution of estates using lifetime gifts, trusts and tax-efficient wills. She also provides advice to clients on capital gains tax and income tax mitigation strategies. Camilla has experience of both offshore and onshore trust restructuring and of advising trustees on the day-to-day management of trusts. She also advises executors and beneficiaries on the administration of estates and trusts.

Recent projects include advising Channel Islands trustees on an employee benefit trust following the introduction of the UK’s disguised remuneration rules; advising Greek and Russian domiciled individuals on pre-arrival tax mitigation strategies; advising executors on the administration of a £20m estate comprising both UK and non UK situated assets; advising Isle of Man trustees on the winding up of an offshore trust and UK taxation on distribution to UK resident and non-UK resident beneficiaries and advising a UK named couple on their inheritance and capital gains tax liabilities as regards an extensive property portfolio comprising a country estate, London real estate, furnished holiday accommodation and property in Spain.

Camilla is a member of Wedlake Bell’s offshore group India team, and is named one of the country’s ‘Top 35 Under 35’ in ‘Private Client Practitioner’ magazine for three consecutive years (2009-11). She has been named as a ‘prominent figure’ in the Citywealth Leaders List every year since 2012. She was also named as a Rising Star in Tax Law by Reuters in 2013 & 2014.

Career

Camilla trained at US firm Dechert and thereafter was a solicitor in the Private Client team at Macfarlanes. 

Languages

Spanish, French.

Member

She is a member of STEP (passing exams with distinction) and a founding member of PAIAM (Professional Advisors to the International Art Market).


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Wedlake Bell LLP  has an extensive track record of involvement in a number of heavy trusts and probate cases. Camilla Wallace heads the team, which includes the ‘client-friendly and extremely knowledgeable’ Andrew O’Keeffe, who provides a ‘reassuring and comprehensive service in an understated and professional manner. He is very good at finding workable solutions’. Emma Loveday and Eleanor Metcalf  ‘specialise in the overseas investor and non-doms’. The ‘excellent’ Charles Hicks  is very experienced at advising on trusts, probate, wills  as well as wealth management for high-net-worth individuals. Ann Stanyer covers a wide range of trust, probate and private wealth advisory work and holds over 70 trusteeships in addition to acting as an executor and attorney. The ‘high-quality and consistently reliable’ team handles a variety of high-value and complex work for its portfolio of longstanding clients. Its clients comprise an interesting mix of international financiers, fashion designers, architects, landed estates, international royal families, property developers, entrepreneurs and those with inherited wealth.

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