Charlie Maydon Grace > Macfarlanes LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Private Client


Charlie advises both UK resident and non-UK resident/domiciled individuals, families, trustees and family offices on a wide variety of tax, trust law and international estate planning issues.

She also works on high-value trust litigation matters and HMRC investigations.

Charlie was seconded to a leading law firm in Bermuda, where she worked on various trust and litigation matters, often with a US focus.

She gave a presentation at the 2019 Transcontinental Trusts: International Forum on economic substance and presented at the Private Client Global Elite Rising Leaders Forum in 2021.

Charlie has been selected as a Rising Leader in the Private Client Global Elite Directory 2022/23, a peer-nominated list of the world’s most respected lawyers advising ultra-high-net-worth clients.


Trained Macfarlanes 2011; qualified 2013; partner 2022

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

With the ‘simply excellent’ team at Macfarlanes LLP  ‘there can be few teams of lawyers anywhere in the world that has greater capacity to deal with personal tax, trusts and probate matters than this team‘. It is led by Piers Barclay and is very well equipped to handle all types of complex situations for its ultra-high-net-worth clients with assets, business interests and families across multiple jurisdictions.  Barclay has a significant number of US, Middle Eastern and Greek clients. Key areas of focus include advising executives in the fund management industry on structuring their remuneration as well as designing new trusts to suit the needs of settlors and beneficiaries.  There have been changes to the team at a senior level. Isobel Morton has left the firm while Jonathan Conder has recently moved to Stephenson Harwood. Charlie Maydon Grace has been promoted to partnership.