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Jonathan Conder

Tel:
Work 020 7831 9222
Email:
Macfarlanes LLP

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partner specialising in international tax and structuring advice for international families, trusts and foundations with particular emphasis on international estate planning. Also advises family offices, private banks and wealth management firms. Head of private client.

Career

Trained Freshfields, qualified 1986, solicitor 1986-88; legal counsel private banking Bank of Bermuda, Bermuda 1988-92; solicitor Macfarlanes 1992-95, partner 1995, head of private client 2005.

Member

Law Society; Bermuda Society; STEP; ITPA; ACTAPS; IAETL; APP.

Education

King Edward’s School, Birmingham; Collingwood College, Durham (1983 BA Hons).


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Leading individuals

Jonathan Conder - Macfarlanes LLP

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Macfarlanes LLP is ‘provides sophisticated and nuanced advice; the team has great depth’. Head of department Piers Barclay  is ‘extremely knowledgeable and has excellent commercial sense’ and Edward Reed  is ‘first-rate’. The ‘very wiseJonathan Conder , Sebastian Prichard Jones , Charles Gothard , Oliver Court and newly-promoted partner Isobel Morton  are all ‘knowledgeable, dedicated and hardworking and each displays valuable judgement’. Nicholas Harries  is also ‘very intelligent’. The ‘highly skilled’ team routinely advises on high value and complex work often with an international dimension. The ‘excellent Jennifer Smithson  is recommended for her work on international estate planning for private clients around the world.

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