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Gateley Plc

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Birmingham, Dubai, Leeds, Leicester, London, Manchester and 2 more

Catriona Attride

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Gateley Plc

Work Department

Private Client


Catriona heads the Private Client team nationally. She specialises in estate planning for high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs , advising on Wills, trust creation and administration, family investment companies, inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning and estate administration.  Catriona acts as a professional trustee for a number of family trusts and also as an attorney and deputy.  She is a trusted adviser to a number of multi-generational families, some of whom she has been acting for for over 12 years – she is very experienced is working with families across the generations in planning for and preserving wealth.

Catriona advises a number of clients with foreign interests and in particular those with US assets and tax status.  She works closely with clients’ foreign advises on an on-going basis so as to provide advice and solutions to those clients with complex circumstances.

Catriona has worked with a number of high net worth clients with business and farming interests and put in place and administered structures to mitigate inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and to protect family wealth for future generations.

Catriona has provided advice to non-domiciled clients with assets in several jurisdictions in relation to their estate planning; clients establishing Family Investment Companies; trustees and beneficiaries in complex trust disputes and business owners on maximising protection of assets on death.


Trained at Wragge & Co; Solicitor at Mills & Reeve; Partner at Williamson & Soden (now The Wilkes Partnership) 2005-11; Partner at Shakespeare Martineau 2001-15; Partner and Head of Private Client at Gateley Plc October 2015 - present.

West Midlands: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Gateley Plc has 'a very strong presence in private client matters' and is particularly active in matters involving tax and estate planning for high-net worth individuals. Practice head Catriona Attride  is 'a really excellent lawyer' who 'combines common sense and a sense of humour with a really sharp intellect and a very strong grasp of the legal principles and their tax consequences'. She is 'well supported' by solicitor Alexia Haines and associate Hannah Turner .

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