Position

Partner

Index

Tax Lawyers

Legal

Location

London

Advice type

Philanthropy

Tax planning

Tax, wills & trusts

Client Types

Charities

Families

Sector Focus

Accounting

Business and Consumer Services

Customer Type

Solicitor

Simon Weil

With more than 40 years in private practice including his current position as partner at Charles Russell Speechlys, Simon Weil’s ‘broader practice’ of private wealth matters is more comprehensive than most.

These days, he says, a ‘particular focus’ for him is philanthropy. He’s hopeful that charitable remainder gifts – a way of giving throughout a lifetime without making an outright gift – will be introduced in the UK. ‘If they were introduced in this country it would make a huge difference to the scale of charitable giving,’ he says.

Weil has noticed an uptick in interest in giving. ‘Philanthropy is taking off because of the realisation among UHNWs and HNWs that they really owe it to society to do some payback,’ he notes. ‘Covid-19 has only enhanced that.’

Rank: Top Recommended

Top Recommended 2022, Tax Lawyers

Share on
Network Connections

Top Flight

Article image

Piers Master

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Top Flight 2022 Tax Lawyers

Top Ten

Article image

Bart Peerless

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Top Ten 2022 Tax Lawyers

Top Flight

Article image

Miranda Fisher

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Top Flight 2022 Family Lawyers

Top Ten

Article image

Sophie Dworetzsky

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Top Ten 2022 Tax Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

William Longrigg

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Top Recommended 2021 Family Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Thomas Moran

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Top Recommended 2022 Property Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Shona Alexander

Charles Russell Speechlys

Family Lawyers

Guildford

Top Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Sarah Rowley

Charles Russell Speechlys

Philanthropy Advisers

London

Top Recommended 2022 Philanthropy Advisers

Top Recommended

Article image

Kelvin Tanner

Charles Russell Speechlys

Immigration Lawyers

London

Top Recommended 2022 Immigration Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Andrew Collins

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Top Recommended 2022 Corporate Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Andrew Clarke

Charles Russell Speechlys

Corporate Lawyers

London

Top Recommended 2022 Corporate Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Julia Cox

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

Cheltenham

Top Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Duncan Lamont

Charles Russell Speechlys

Reputation & Privacy Lawyers

London

Top Recommended 2023 Reputation & Privacy Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

William Marriott

Charles Russell Speechlys

Lawyers Beyond London

Guildford

Top Recommended 2022 Property Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Rose Carey

Charles Russell Speechlys

Immigration Lawyers

London

Top Recommended 2022 Immigration Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

James Freeman

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Top Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Sally Ashford

Charles Russell Speechlys

Lawyers Beyond London

Guildford

Top Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Graeme Kleiner

Charles Russell Speechlys

Contentious Tax & Trust Lawyers

London

Top Recommended 2022 Contentious Tax & Trust Lawyers

Top Recommended

Article image

Christopher Page

Charles Russell Speechlys

Lawyers Beyond London

Cheltenham

Top Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Sarah Anticoni

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Erica Shelton

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

William Begley

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Jamie Kennaugh

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Sarah Higgins

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

London

Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Robert Blower

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Nicola Thorpe

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Henry Fea

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

Cheltenham

Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Dominic Lawrance

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Sarah Jane Boon

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Joshua Green

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

Recommended 2022 Family Lawyers

Recommended

Article image

Sangna Chauhan

Charles Russell Speechlys

Tax Lawyers

London

Recommended 2022 Tax Lawyers

Article image

Mark Summers

Charles Russell Speechlys

Legal

Zurich

Article image

Jeffrey Lee

Charles Russell Speechlys

Lawyers Beyond London

Hong Kong