Jon Gould > DWF > Newcastle upon Tyne, England > Lawyer Profile
2ND FLOOR CENTRAL SQUARE SOUTH
NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE
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I advise a wide range of clients on all aspects of private client law.
My work includes inheritance tax planning and succession issues generally, the preparation of Wills and Powers of Attorney, the creation and administration of Trusts and administration of estates as well as dealing with Deputyship matters, applications to the Court of Protection and planning for care fees.
The private capital team at DWF is most commonly instructed by high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurs with private wealth and estate planning issues. The practice focuses particularly on assisting businesses and the family interests behind them; the group’s close co-operation with the corporate and tax departments ensures that the offering is well placed to advise its entrepreneurial client base. The firm regularly deals with complex and cross-border probates, including those involving agricultural property, international and high value assets. The Newcastle office fields national practice head Jon Gould, and associate Laura Murphy is also noted.
The team at DWF frequently deals with capital tax planning, the preparation of wills, trusts and lasting powers of attorney in addition to estate and trust administration. It is also adept at advising on family investment companies, limited partnerships and family offices for its large and varied client base and is part of a strong national offering. Jon Gould leads the national private capital team from Newcastle. In the Birmingham office, Roger Williams is another key figure; he has considerable experience in private client and real estate work for HNW individuals in addition to considerable expertise in court of protection matters.