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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Cheltenham, Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Guildford, Hong Kong and 5 more

Piers Master

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Charles Russell Speechlys LLP

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Private wealth; private client.


Piers advises on a full range of international and domestic personal tax, trust, succession and estate planning matters. He acts for some of the firm’s largest domestic and international private clients. His international work is broadly based, but he is particularly known for his work with Middle Eastern and Russian clients, where he acts for many ruling family members and billionaires. As part of his private client advisory practice, Piers advises on a number of high-net-worth personal immigration matters, notably applications for and extensions to Tier 1 (Investor) visas, and associated settlement and naturalisation work. The ability to offer joined up tax and immigration advice to private clients is unusual and often proves invaluable. Piers regularly writes articles, provides press comment, and speaks nationally and internationally, on matters of interest to high-net-worth individuals. Described as the ‘perfect homme d’affaires’, Piers has recently been named as one of the UK’s top ten private client tax lawyers by Spears magazine.

London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Charles Russell Speechlys LLP fields a large team that advises the wealthiest families globally and routinely advises them on complex cross-border and multidisciplinary projects. Clients range from prominent UK families to internationally mobile wealthy individuals. The London offering in conjunction with its other offices in Cheltenham and Guildford also represents some of the UK's leading landed estates (both rural and urban). Bart Peerless and William Begley head the team. Robert Blower has particular expertise in lifetime tax and estate planning, and issues relating to offshore assets/trusts as well as UK landed estates. Piers Master has a particular focus on Middle Eastern clients, and acts for many ruling family members and billionaires often with US links.

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