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Position

Partner

Index

Business & Entrepreneurship

Legal

Philanthropy Advisers

Tax & Trust Advisers

Tax Lawyers

Location

London

Advice type

Art

Cross-border tax

Immigration

Philanthropy

Succession planning

Client Types

Charities

Families

HNW

Non-domiciles

UHNW

Sector Focus

Business and Consumer Services

Legal Advisory Services

Customer Type

Solicitor

Ceris Gardner

It’s been a busy year for Ceris Gardner, thanks in part to her rather broad brief. The private client lawyer heads both the immigration and philanthropy offerings for her firm, Maurice Turnor Gardner.

Like many in the profession, Gardner has observed how the pandemic has made more people think about estate planning - which has meant a raft of work on wills and lasting power of attorney. Gardner tells Spear’s she is also seeing pent-up demand from clients who are looking to ‘firm up their plans and actually come to the UK, take advantage of our remittance basis of taxation for non-domiciled individuals’. With Brexit done, she predicts a rush on investor visas from EU citizens.

Rank: Top Ten

Top Ten 2021, Tax Lawyers

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