Simon Malkiel > Howard Kennedy LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Howard Kennedy LLP

Work Department

Private Client.


Simon Malkiel advises UK and international high-net-worth individuals, families and trustees on tax and succession planning, wealth structuring and asset protection. He heads up the Trust, Tax and Estate Planning team.

Simon acts for a growing and diverse client base of high-net-worth clients including entrepreneurs, business owners, real estate investors, and individuals in the sports, entertainment, and art sectors.

He advises both domestic UK clients and those with an international dimension to their affairs such as UK resident non-domiciled taxpayers, foreign clients with UK assets (particularly UK homes or other real estate holdings), or those coming to or leaving the UK.

His practice focuses primarily on estate and succession planning, inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning and mitigation, residence and domicile advice and related UK tax issues, asset protection and wealth structuring advice, and UK and offshore trusts and other structures.

Simon guides clients through the preparation of wills, typically incorporating trusts for tax/succession planning purposes, as well as to cater for complex family situations, and lasting powers of attorney.

Simon is dual-qualified, being both a solicitor and a Chartered Tax Adviser.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

Liz Palmer  leads a ‘very experienced’ team at Howard Kennedy LLP that advises wealthy families, entrepreneurs, property owners and artists/performers about how to manage family wealth across the generations. Simon Malkiel  heads the trusts, tax and estate planning team.  John Annetts  is another key member of the group who heads the administration of estates team. It has been adding to the ranks at a senior level too with the addition of Melissa Doorman who provides family governance advice to families and their businesses. Reshmi Manekporia is particularly recognised for her experience in Sharia-based wealth planning.