Wedlake Bell



Tax Lawyers

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Cross-border litigation

Disputed estates

Family governance

Private banking


Succession planning

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Business and Consumer Services

Legal Advisory Services

Wealth Management & Private Banking

Customer Type


George Merrylees

Spear's Review

Fluent in French, George Merrylees specialises in advising French-speaking clients at Wedlake Bell on cross-border tax, asset structuring and succession planning, acting for HNW clients (as well as their companies and trustees) from all over the world.

He has a particular specialism in advising HNW clients, including fund managers, business owners and families possessing legacy wealth. Through this work, he has become a subject matter specialist on the UK tax treatment of assets and structures where there is civil law link, in particular to Francophone Europe.

Merrylees is a regular speaker on tax-related matters in the French professional circuit and writes articles on the topic for a number of French media platforms.

Rank: Recommended

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