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66 LINCOLN'S INN FIELDS, LONDON, WC2A 3LH, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 3375 7000
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Fax 020 3375 7001
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32 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
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Web:
www.farrer.co.uk

Sarah von Schmidt

Tel:
Work 020 3375 7350
Email:
Web:
www.farrer.co.uk/people/Sarah-von-Schmidt/
Farrer & Co

Work Department

Private Client - Onshore

Position

Sarah specialises in advising wealthy individuals and their families, entrepreneurs and landowning families on personal tax, trusts and succession planning. She also advises executors and trustees on their duties and powers and works closely with family offices, wealth managers and private banks. Sarah is a member of the firm’s Entrepreneurs and Family Business groups and has a particular interest in advising owner managers of growing companies and family businesses on the personal wealth issues that affect those in these sectors.

Sarah is recommended in the Legal 500 directory, described as a "dynamic personality" and "particularly good". She is included on the Honours List for lawyers in the Citywealth Leaders List 2015 and on the Power Women listings having previously been shortlisted as "Woman of the Year" at the Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2013.

Career

Trainee at Farrer & Co; qualified as a solicitor at Farrer & Co and was made a partner in 2007.

Member

The Law Society; City of Westminster & Holborn Law Society

Education

Somerville College, Oxford; College of Law, London.


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Farrer & Co has a committed team that advises very wealthy individuals and families nationally and internationally. It covers the full gamut of matters from onshore and offshore trusts and tax, to international wealth and succession planning, investment strategies and philanthropy. A high proportion of its work is international as it has particular expertise in Switzerland, the Channel Islands, the US, the Far East and the Middle East. Other areas of expertise lie in landed estates as the firm acts for over 50 substantial estates and historic houses. As well as having considerable skill in complex tax structuring it also advises on trust law for business families, landed estates, wealth creators, international wealth and private investors. Sarah von Schmidt heads the department.

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