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McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

Work Department

Private Client


Simon is a partner, he advises clients on a wide range of international private wealth and tax matters. He acts for a variety of clients ranging from high net worth individuals, family offices and entrepreneurs to multi-national corporations both in the UK and internationally including South Africa, Latin America, the Far East and the Middle East. Simon undertakes all types of private client work including the preparation of wills, powers of attorney, domestic trusts and income and capital tax planning. Internationally, Simon advises on residence and domicile planning and structuring both inbound and outbound.

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Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)
Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation


Fellow of the Institute of Legal Executives, Solicitors Exams
Law Society, Solicitor
Institute of Taxation, Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT)
Institute of Taxation, Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT)
Institute of Taxation, Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA)

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

(Leading individuals)

Simon GoldringMcDermott Will & Emery UK LLP

McDermott Will & Emery UK LLP represents multibillion-dollar-net-worth families, structures and fiduciaries from around the world. The team specialises in complex cross-border matters. Its London team includes US-qualified lawyers who have expertise in US trusts, estate planning and tax. It acts for ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, some of them in the Top 20 on the Sunday Times rich list, and some of the wealthiest people on the Forbes 100 billionaires list. Simon Goldring attracts a diverse client base of very wealthy individuals, family offices, entrepreneurs and multinational corporates both in the UK and internationally. Astrid Owen has immense cross-border expertise. Andrew Vergunst is another key figure and he continues to attract clients with significant financial interests in Africa.