Liz Palmer > Howard Kennedy LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Howard Kennedy LLP

Work Department

Private Client.


Liz Palmer provides clients with comprehensive, commercial, and tax-driven private wealth planning advice to achieve succession without dispute. She leads the Private Wealth sector and Private Client and Family teams.

Liz advises wealthy families, entrepreneurs, and property investors on inheritance tax mitigation and the effective devolution of family wealth.

She has particular expertise acting for non-UK resident/domiciled individuals and specialises in the creation of off shore trusts and complex asset structuring for high-net-worth individuals.

Her practice regularly involves cross-border succession planning for international clients who have personal and business assets all over the world. Her expertise extends to dealing with complexities of digital estates.

Liz deals with all forms of inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning and also advises on wills and estate planning particularly for clients with interests and connections with the US.

She has significant experience advising clients about succession, protection of  family businesses and devising family governance.

Liz is a solicitor and chartered tax adviser (member of Chartered Institute of Taxation).

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.