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31 HILL STREET, LONDON, W1J 5LS, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7863 8333
Fax:
Fax 020 7863 8444
DX:
82988 MAYFAIR
Email:
Web:
www.forsters.co.uk

David Robinson

Tel:
Work 020 7863 8333
Email:
Web:
www.forsters.co.uk/people/david-robinson
Forsters LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partners

Career

David is highly regarded for the advice he provides to both individuals and families in helping to preserve and transmit their wealth.  He advises both UK and offshore clients on capital taxation in all its aspects and frequently acts as a trustee or executor.  David has extensive experience of advising the owners of landed estates and has a specialised knowledge of the tax exemptions affecting fine houses and works of art.

David has been a private client partner at Forsters since 1998, serving as head of the private client group for fifteen years until 2013.

David joined Frere Cholmeley (later Frere Cholmeley Bischoff) in 1985 and is one of the founding partners of Forsters.

Member

The Law Society

City of London Law Society

STEP

CLA

Historic Houses Association (HHA)

The Heritage Group

Professional Advisors to the International Art Market (PAIAM)

Education

Westminster School; Pembroke College, Cambridge (1978 MA).

Leisure

Art, music, travel, collecting books.


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

David Robinson - Forsters LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Forsters LLP ‘continues to be outstanding’ under the leadership of Patrick Harney . Harney’s ‘UK/US practice is renowned in London but it is his approachability and his measured advice that sets him apart’. Kelly Noel-Smith  is an ‘exceptional lawyer. She is very competent and is involved in some high value and complex work –which she handles with aplomb. She works very effectively with her associates’. Catherine Hill  is ‘highly capable’ and David Robinson ‘continues to impress with his exceptional ability and his immense practical experience’.Rupert Mead , Guy Abrahams  and Xavier Nicolas are ‘all bright, able and very impressive’. Nick Jacob is ‘very experienced in offshore trusts and tax – he is a big name in the market who is very busy’. Anthony Thompson has ‘great private client expertise which is matched by his commercial acumen’. Harney advises domestic UK families on wealth structuring and has a particular expertise in the use of family partnerships and family investment companies as a tax efficient wealth holding vehicle. There are also ‘numerous able assistant solicitors’ in the department. The team continues to act for high-net-worth individuals and their trustees on the creation of trust vehicles and other succession planning structures for asset protection and wealth preservation.

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