The London Law Practice
Chris Lawn has developed extensive private client experience in an award winning west end firm and legal 500 firms, as well as having worked for many years in Berkshire & Central London. Chris has dealt with complex tax & trust planning matters. Chris is experienced in dealing with a wide range of trust matters and their associated tax issues, from establishing Spousal By-pass trusts for Life Insurance and Pension matters, through to various forms of other Assets Protection Trusts for the family, disabled persons and minor beneficiaries. He is also more than happy to assist elderly clients with care planning as well as establishing and administering all forms of Wills, Estates and Probates, Living Wills, Powers of Attorney and Deputy-ship applications through the Office of the Public Guardian, and Lasting Powers of Attorney for Business Owners. Chris is also experienced in assisting business owners with succession planning issues with regard to insurance backed cross option agreements and their associated trusts, use of share splitting in estate planning and maximising the use of Business Property Relief and Agricultural Property Relief for Inheritance Tax mitigation purposes.
Chris has completed the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners International Trust Management Diploma with distinction and the Advanced Certificate in the Administration of International Estates. Chris is a full Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, Solicitors for the Elderly, and an Associate Member of the Association of Contentious Trust and Estate Practitioners.
We are building a different kind of law firm
One of my favourite quotes is "None of us is as effective as all of us." – Ken Blanchard
Beyond expertise and proven business savvy experience; a collaborative attitude is the #1 requirement for all of our lawyers.
Our aspiration is to be known as the firm that is good for business and easy to do business with.
Our promise is to give our hard-working business-owner clients a better option that is focused on their real needs.You can read more on that here
We offer a different kind of legal support. Our world class team will prioritise your current issues and help you setup robust legal frameworks that protect your ongoing commercial and personal interests.
The types of solutions we can offer include wills, trusts and other tax efficient solutions that take into account your business ownership and your wishes.
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We can advise on a broad range of challenges including:
•Residency and domicile
•International wills that take account of assets or connections in other jurisdictions
•Structuring the ownership of UK property
•Double tax treaty relief
•Inheritance tax planning for those clients who are not yet deemed domiciled in the UK
•Asset protection strategies