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

Catherine Hill

Tel:
Work 020 7863 8525
Email:
Forsters LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partner

Career

Catherine has been advising individuals and their families on estate planning matters for more than 25 years.  She has extensive experience in managing complex estates, both in the UK and abroad, and particular strength in devising holding structures for family wealth including companies, partnership and trusts.

She works closely with the Corporate and Family teams at Forsters to deliver strategic advice on asset structuring, succession and taxation from both the personal and commercial point of view.  She has particular expertise in establishing family investment companies and an interest in all aspects of philanthropy.  Within the practice, she focusses on building the firm’s client base of UK domiciled and resident clients.

In addition to her mix of clients with businesses and private wealth, she acts for a number of significant landed estates and for living artists and those investing in art so that she has an in-depth knowledge of agricultural and heritage property taxation in addition to the more corporate-focussed tax legislation, such as business property relief and entrepreneur’s relief.

Catherine is fluent in French and qualified as a solicitor in in 1996 at Withers, where she was also a partner.  She joined Forsters as a partner in 2008.

Catherine has been recommended in a variety of leading directories including Super Lawyers, The Legal 500 and the Citywealth Leaders List.

Member

Law Society.

Education

Hertford College, Oxford (1986 MA).


London: Private client

Art and cultural property

Within: Art and cultural property

Forsters LLP has a wealth of experience in acting for influential individuals and institutions in the UK and international art markets. Clients range from international collectors, auction houses, dealers, museums and charities, to living contemporary artists seeking to establish structures to safeguard their artistic legacies and provide for their family members. Its client base also includes families and their trustees owning old masters and chattels of national importance. Catherine Hill heads the team that also includes Rupert Mead who has a particular interest in the taxation of heritage property (chattels, historic land and buildings).

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