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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‘s ‘very experienced and dedicated‘ team covers the full range of non-contentious issues, including very high-value trusts and estates and wills and probate, as well as complex commercial matters. The team also advises on fund structuring, the restructuring of private wealth programmes, regulatory issues and evolving tax regimes. In addition, it is skilled in advising on all aspects of UK tax matters. The group acts for ultra-high-net-worth individuals and families, some of whom are on the Sunday Times Rich List and the Forbes Billionaires list. Noted for its ‘global reach and vast resources‘, the team has particular expertise in US tax and wealth law, both in the UK and US offices, and almost all of its wealthy clients have connections with the US either through their families or assets. Simon Goldring and Ziva Robertson head the department.