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John Sweeney

T: +44 20 7809 2639 M: +44 7885 207 434 Email John | Vcard Office: London

John Sweeney Associate

Contact details

John Sweeney

John Sweeney
Associate

T: +44 20 7809 2639 M: +44 7885 207 434 Email John | Vcard Office: London

John has experience advising on all aspects of private client work; however, his primary focus is providing international tax advice to high and ultra-high net worth individuals and their families.
  • Profile
  • Services

Having undertaken seats in private client, tax and real estate during the course of his training contract, John qualified into his first private client role at a traditional Lincoln’s Inn firm where he provided UK tax and estate planning advice to high net worth UK domestic clients.

Building on this expertise, John is now involved in providing UK and offshore tax advice for high and ultra-high net worth domiciled and non-domiciled clients.

  • Private wealth
  • Trusts and fiduciary services
  • Tax

Individuals

Advising high and ultra-high net worth individuals on efficient tax and estate planning measures both during their lifetimes and on death.

Trusts

Advising on the creation and subsequent administration of UK and offshore trust structures for tax and estate planning purposes.

Tax investigations

Advising clients on how to deal with HMRC enquiries and investigations and assisting those wishing to use some of the disclosure facilities made available by the UK government.

Trust structures

Advising on the creation and administration of UK and offshore trust structures.

Tax investigations

Advising clients on how to deal with HMRC enquiries and investigations, particularly in relation to offshore trust structures.

Probate and estate administration

Advising executors/administrators of complex estates with assets in multiple jurisdictions on all aspects of probate and estate administration. 

Residence and domicile

Advising on residency and domicile issues, including the application of the statutory residence test.

High net worth individuals

Advising on the appropriateness of existing offshore structures in light of recent legislative changes.

Estate structuring

Advising on tax efficient dynastic planning, including the use of wills, trusts, lifetime gifts and asset protection measures.

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