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Carole Cook

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Forsters LLP

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Carole advises UK and overseas individuals on tax, trust, estate and succession planning and philanthropic matters.  Much of her work has an international element and frequently involves cross-border estate planning and coordinating matters for clients with assets in a number of different jurisdictions. 

Her clients include entrepreneurs, non-UK domiciled and non-UK resident individuals, family offices and the owners of landed estates. Carole also advises trustees (both in the UK and elsewhere) on tax matters and in relation to their duties.

Carole joined Forsters as a partner in 2005 from Nicholson Graham & Jones, where she had been a partner since 1999.

She is recognised as a leading individual in her area of practice by the legal directory Chambers and is recommended by Citywealth.


Law Society
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (member of the technical committee);


Leicester University (1984 LLB).


Riding, theatre and cinema.

London: Private client

Charities and not-for-profit

Within: Charities and not-for-profit

Forsters LLP advises individual philanthropists, charities and other not-for-profit organisations both in the UK and worldwide. Other areas of expertise include advising on the tax implications of giving to charity both in the UK and abroad. In addition the team acts for the trustees of a wide range of charities (with a particular emphasis on those involved in education, social care and the arts). Carole Cook is one of the key members of the three-partner practice and specialises in advising UK and overseas individuals on tax, trust, estate and succession planning issues connected with philanthropic matters. Rupert Mead is also recommended along with Fiona Smith. The department is well known for its particular specialism in advising on dual qualified UK/US charities and frequently advises on structures for effective charitable giving and through Zakat.

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