Michael is involved in a wide range of private client work for both UK and international clients. He provides clear and practical legal advice which takes into account the sensitivities surrounding our clients' individual and family circumstances.
Michael is involved in the preparation of wills and provision of related tax planning advice for both UK-domiciled and non-UK domiciled clients (including, in particular, clients with significant US connections). He also works on mental capacity issues, including the preparation and registration of lasting powers of attorney and the registration of existing enduring powers of attorney.
In addition, Michael provides UK tax advice regarding the establishment, administration and winding up of UK and offshore trusts. He also has experience of advising non-UK domiciled clients on the tax consequences of investing in UK residential property.
Michael trained at Forsters.
When planning for the transfer of wealth to the next generation, families and their advisers must consider the context in which it will take place. On current trends, planning for changes of domicile and to counter both electronic security risks and bouts of mental illness are likely only to increase in future importance.