Partner - Private Client

Edward advises on UK and international wills, trusts and person tax planning. He is a trustee or protector of a number of private and charitable trusts, many of which are administered within Macfarlanes’ trust administration group.  Having been educated both in the UK and in France, Edward has developed an affinity for civil law issues generally.

He also advises clients on philanthropic issues.  He advises on UK immigration and nationality law and procedure for private and corporate clients.

Edward is a contributor to Tolley’s Administration of Trusts.  He is also co-author of the “Trusts, Trustees and the UK Anti Financial Crime Regime”, chapter (C11) in Glasson, The International Trust (3rdEd. 2011).

Edward is a member of the Capital Taxes Sub-Committee of the Law Society’s Tax Law Committee, the immediate past Chairman of the steering committee of the Cross-Border Estates Group of STEP and a trustee of The Friends of the Institut Francais and the David Brownlow Charitable Foundation.