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Turcan Connell

Work 0131 228 8111
Fax 0131 228 8118
723300 EDINBURGH-43
Edinburgh, Glasgow, London

Alix Storrie

Work 0131 228 8111
Turcan Connell

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Tax and Succession


Partner specialising in personal tax, wills, succession and executaries (domestic and cross-border); trust law; asset protection and powers of attorney. Has particular expertise working with multiple generations to pass on family wealth and frequently advises families and entrepreneurs on agricultural and business property relief


Trained Turcan Connell; qualified 2004; partner 2014. Private client tutor; Diploma in Professional Legal Practice, University of Edinburgh 2012 - 2014


Chair, Scotland Branch - Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners 


George Watson’s College; University of Aberdeen (LLB Hons, 2001; DipLP 2002).


Sport generally, but particularly skiing and football (supporter), running, outdoor fitness boot camps, reading

Scotland: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and executries

Within: Personal tax, trusts and executries

Turcan Connell's wide-ranging trust and tax expertise encompasses succession planning and other issues concerning high-net-worth individuals and families. The group, which comprises a number of chartered tax advisers, is particularly noted for inheritance tax planning matters. Recent highlights include offshore structure reorganisations and the establishment of various FICs and FLPs; work that included advice on tax, asset protection and assistance with asset structuring. The tax and succession group is led by the ‘efficient and likableAlexander Garden, whose knowledge of tax and trusts is ‘first-rate’. ‘Shrewd operatorPaul Macaulay stands out for his ‘ability to communicate complex issues clearly’ and assists private clients, family businesses and landowners with capital taxation and estate planning, with a particular focus on inheritance and capital gains tax planning. Alix Storrie is also recommended for her expertise in wills, and the complex issues that arise out of landed estates, including claims for reliefs.

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