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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

5 FLEET PLACE, LONDON, EC4M 7RD, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7203 5000
Fax:
Fax 020 7203 0200
DX:
19 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.charlesrussellspeechlys.com
Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

Bart Peerless

Tel:
Work 020 7203 5274
Email:
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

Work Department

Charities and not-for-profit, private wealth; private client.

Position

Bart’s practice is diverse. He advises individuals, trustees and beneficiaries, based in both the UK and abroad, in relation to tax, succession and estate planning (including, in particular, on the use of trusts and other asset-holding vehicles). His clients include some of the world’s wealthiest families; in particular, he advises many UK and international business people and substantial landowners and frequently has to deal with cross-border tax and succession issues in the course of this work. He also acts for a large number of charitable trusts and is a trustee of several charities.


London: Private client

Agriculture and estates

Within: Agriculture and estates

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP  has a large team that advises clients across its three UK offices on all aspects of agricultural and rural estates matters. It often advises on the terms of old trusts (including Settled Land Act settlements) where the trustees own farmland and rural estates. The ‘exceptional and reassuringBart Peerless  heads the private client division and adopts a ‘pragmatic approach to solving problems’. Christopher Page  heads the rural business and landed estate sector. The team is recommended for its work in succession planning both in terms of tax mitigation and at ensuring that estates pass down the generations as intended. The department also works closely with the firm’s trust litigation team. Thomas Moran  regularly acts for UK and foreign clients on the acquisition and disposal of agricultural property and James Bradford is recommended for his advice on various matters such as tax and succession issues that affect rural estates. Christian Massey  has considerable experience of handling a wide range of issues for landed estates. He is also well regarded for his work on agricultural and country house property transactions.

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