Ben is a senior counsel in the Private Client group, advising ultra-high net worth individuals, families, trustees and family offices on tax and succession planning.
Ben has over a decade of experience in guiding clients through scenarios involving the interaction of complex and often sensitive tax, legal and family issues, both in the UK and internationally. He has extensive expertise advising on inter-generational planning, investment structuring and cross-border relocations.
Ben's practice is highly international in nature, representing clients from the Middle East, Europe, the UK and elsewhere. He has considerable experience in advising individuals from the finance industry. He is frequently instructed to advise on the establishment and optimisation of wealth holding structures such as trusts, corporate entities and partnerships.
|Since 2020||Senior counsel, Taylor Wessing|
|2016 - 2020||Senior Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2011 - 2016||Associate, Taylor Wessing|
|2009 - 2011||Trainee Solicitor, Taylor Wessing|
|2013||Admitted to Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Diploma, Trusts & Estates|
|2011||Admitted as a lawyer, England and Wales|
|2009||LLB, College of Law of England and Wales|
|2007||BA, University of Bristol|
Contributed to The Legal 500: Private Client Country Comparative Guide, 2022
Author of the UK tax regime chapter covering the UK tax implications of relocation to the UK and pre-UK arrival restructuring, in the book "Emigratie en fiscus" published by Wolters Kluwer, 2020
Assistant Editor, Journal of International Tax Trust and Corporate Planning published by LexisNexis, 2011-2017
|Association Internationale des Jeunes Avocats
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
International Private Wealth group cements reputation in market with Spear's 500 listing
Requirement to Correct: New penalty regime applicable to historic tax non-compliance
Advising Eneus Energy on Investment Agreement with Carlyle and GIC