Simon joined Smith & Williamson in May 2017 after 30 years as a partner at Rawlinson & Hunter. He has advised on international structuring and private client taxation since 1979. His clients are international families and high net worth individuals, many of whom are resident but not domiciled in the UK. He has acted as an Expert Witness on several occasions, in both criminal forensic proceedings and civil litigation particularly in relation to trusts.
Areas of expertise
Private Client Tax Services; Foreign Domiciliary Taxation and Remittance Basis; Residence and Domicile; International Private Client Tax; Estate Planning; Inheritance Tax; Trust Formation, Administration and Accounting; International Trust Planning; Residential Property Taxation; Taxation of Land; Employee Remuneration; Capital Gains Tax; Charity Formation, Administration and Taxation.
FCA, STEP (TEP), Charity Law Association
One of the founding members of the Society of Trust and Estate
Practitioners, a member of its Technical Committee since
Member of the ICAEW Trust and Inheritance Tax Committee, the
Trust Law Committee and the Capital Tax Liaison Group