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Blake Morgan LLP

6 NEW STREET SQUARE, LONDON, EC4A 3DJ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7405 2000
Fax:
Fax 0844 620 3402
DX:
445 LDE
Email:
Web:
www.blakemorgan.co.uk
Blake Morgan LLP, Douglas Smith, London, ENGLAND

Douglas Smith

Tel:
Work 020 7814 5438
Email:
Blake Morgan LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Douglas specialises in all aspects of private client and related tax work. He is experienced in advising UK and non-UK domiciliaries on tax planning and on the preparation of wills, trusts and related matters, as well as on probate work involving the administration of substantial and complex estates, and a wide variety of Court of Protection work. A great deal of Douglas’ work involves advice on inheritance tax mitigation techniques, so as to make full use of the tax-free allowances and reliefs, including the use of trusts and deeds of variation. He also advises on the creation and reorganisation of a variety of UK and offshore tax mitigation structures.

Career

Blake Lapthorn 1988 to date; contributed chapter ‘The Use of UK Trusts for Holding and Dealing with Works of Art and Chattels’ to ‘Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions’ by Alon Kaplan, 1st ed).

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