• Experience
    • Tim joined Birketts in 2006.  He is a partner and head of our private client division.

      Tim deals with UK and international succession and tax planning, involving wills, trusts, probate and foundations for business and agricultural families, with a particular emphasis on cross border and multi-jurisdictional wealth and estates.  He covers the areas of London and East Anglia as well as having a portfolio of international clients who are based worldwide. 

      His clients are frequently wealthy individuals and their companies as well as banks and trust companies.  They often have an offshore connection either through citizenship, marriage or asset ownership with the USA, Europe and tax haven jurisdictions.

      Tim is based at our Chelmsford office.

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    • Tim sits on the Law Society’s Capital Taxes Sub Committee and is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners. 

      Tim is ranked in band 1 by Chambers [UK 2017]. This edition says Tim leads the regional private client practice group, and sources say that "he is a real beacon of knowledge and support". 

      In previous editions, sources note that Tim is "a lovely gentleman; very approachable and very good with sensitive clients,” and that "commentators value his experience, talent and common-sense approach". He is praised for "building client relationships and providing high-quality advice". 

      Tim is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2015] and listed in the elite 'Leading Lawyers' list of lawyers nationwide.

      Recommended Legal 500 2016    

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