Taylor Wessing has enhanced its Private Client team with the appointment of Murray North as a partner who joined the firm on 1 May. Murray will be based in London and joins from BCLP.
Murray specialises in providing tax and trusts advice to ultra-high net worth individuals and their related trusts, controlled companies and businesses. Murray also advises international families with multi-jurisdictional interests and he has particular experience in the Middle East region.
Partner and Head of the firm's International Private Wealth sector group Nick Warr said: "Our reputation internationally for advice in the Private Wealth sector is long-established. Murray's expertise in personal tax and trusts advice will ensure that our clients receive the help they need to navigate the increasing challenges they face across multiple jurisdictions. He will be an invaluable addition to us with a skill-set that will feed into many other areas where we advise our clients."
Ronald Graham, Head of UK Private Wealth added: "We have made significant investments in enhancing our offering for clients across the Private Wealth sector and welcome the expertise that Murray brings to the team."
Shane Gleghorn, Managing Partner, added: “Murray's expertise across Private Client will be a huge asset for us. His technical ability and experience enhances our offering to our international private wealth client base and his arrival is timely as the client demand is strong for his skill-set."
I am thrilled to be joining Taylor Wessing and its leading Private Client team. The team has a strong reputation in market with an enviable diversity of work and reach. I am truly excited to bring my expertise to bear and enrich an already stand-out practice."
Murray North | Partner
In addition to Murray North, we're pleased to confirm that Alison Dennis also joined the firm on 1 May as the new International Co-Head of Life Sciences and Healthcare. Alison will lead the team with Michael Stein who is based in Germany. More information on Alison's appointment can be found in our announcement, originally released earlier last year.