Richard Frimston > Russell-Cooke LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile
Russell-Cooke LLP Offices
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Richard is a consultant in the private client team. He advises clients in relation to their estate planning, wills, probate and tax planning issues and offers Notary Public services. His areas of expertise include cross-border estates and international private law issues.
Richard has particular expertise in multi-jurisdictional estates specifically with France, other EU states and India. He is a member of the EU Commission group of experts PRM-III/IV and PRM III considering Regulations on Succession (EU 650/2012) and on Property Regimes (EU 2016/1103 and 2016/1104).
Trained Russell-Cooke; qualified 1979; partner 1982.
Member of the Law Society’s EU Committee
Law Brief Publishing’s ‘The EU Succession Regulation’
Sweet & Maxwell’s ‘European Cross-Border Estate Planning’
international sections of Heywood & Massey
commentary on the EU Succession Regulation published by Sellier and Dalloz in English, French and German
STEP badged text published by Oxford University Press on cross-border incapacity issues entitled ‘The International Protection of Adults’
Calday Grange Grammar School, Wirral; Imperial College, London (1975 BSc, ARCS).
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- Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate
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