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Guy Abrahams

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Forsters LLP

Work Department

Private Client

Position

Partner

Career

Guy’s clients include entrepreneurs, owners of landed estates, and international families.

His advice for clients based in the UK mainly concerns how to manage the transfer of assets from one generation to the next, often using trusts or corporate vehicles to mitigate capital taxes. He has extensive experience in the use of tax reliefs for businesses and farming estates, and the exemptions for heritage property. His advice for international clients includes pre-arrival planning, and the use of holding structures to protect assets and to prevent unnecessary exposure to tax in the UK.

Guy trained at Wedlake Bell and moved to Forsters in 2009. He was made a partner in 2017.

Member

The Law Society and STEP (Affiliate member)


London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate

Forsters LLP ‘continues to be outstanding’ under the leadership of Patrick Harney . Harney’s ‘UK/US practice is renowned in London but it is his approachability and his measured advice that sets him apart’. Kelly Noel-Smith  is an ‘exceptional lawyer. She is very competent and is involved in some high value and complex work –which she handles with aplomb. She works very effectively with her associates’. Catherine Hill  is ‘highly capable’ and David Robinson ‘continues to impress with his exceptional ability and his immense practical experience’.Rupert Mead , Guy Abrahams  and Xavier Nicolas are ‘all bright, able and very impressive’. Nick Jacob is ‘very experienced in offshore trusts and tax – he is a big name in the market who is very busy’. Anthony Thompson has ‘great private client expertise which is matched by his commercial acumen’. Harney advises domestic UK families on wealth structuring and has a particular expertise in the use of family partnerships and family investment companies as a tax efficient wealth holding vehicle. There are also ‘numerous able assistant solicitors’ in the department. The team continues to act for high-net-worth individuals and their trustees on the creation of trust vehicles and other succession planning structures for asset protection and wealth preservation.

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