Overview

Taxation is proving to be an ever-increasing burden on individuals. It can be a complicated area and it is important to seek professional advice to minimise tax liabilities. Our personal tax advice team provides specialist and comprehensive advice. We support clients across England and Wales on a range of personal tax matters including income tax, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and international tax advice.

This advice is provided to a range of private clients including high net worth individuals, partnerships, landowners and farmers, entrepreneurs and business owners, trustees (both onshore and offshore).

The services that we offer include:

  • UK and international personal tax planning;
  • trusts and tax advice (including UK and offshore trusts);
  • Inheritance tax planning (including lifetime and on death);
  • advising non-domiciled and ex-patriot individuals; and
  • advising individuals and trustees on the taxation of investments.

Key contact

Matthew is a partner and heads up the firm’s private wealth offering. He is responsible for the development, implementation and long-term strategy of the team. Matthew has a UK-wide reputation in the field of contentious probate, recognised by his clients and peers in the leading legal directories.

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Clients describe her as "very professional, dedicated and focused" adding: "She is incredibly organised and diligent. She is very good at processing work and making sure everything is done to a high level".

Chambers & Partners UK

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Matthew Evans has a 'genuine commitment to excellence'; he heads the firm's overarching wealth management group and is predominantly focused on handling contentious matters including proprietary estoppel cases, an area which he has developed a leading reputation as a result of handling some landmark cases - including most notably acting for the claimant in the much vaunted Davies v Davies litigation.

The Legal 500

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Hugh James ‘punches above its weight’

The Legal 500

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Rightly recognised as the heavyweight firm in Wales for estates, trusts and probate', Hugh James six-partner team includes numerous 'talented practitioners and the depth of resources to take on substantial work'

The Legal 500

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They are very focused as an organisation, they are very professional. I feel that we are in good, safe, trusted hands.

Chambers & Partners UK

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