Herbert Smith Freehills’ highly regarded private wealth team has been boosted by the promotion of Joanna Caen and Gareth Keillor to Partner and Of Counsel respectively. HSF’s private wealth team specialises in trusts, estates, charities, family company and mental capacity issues. It frequently collaborates with other specialists across the firm including real estate, tax, funds and corporate. The team is further strengthened by the promotion to partner of Nick Clayton.
Joanna heads up the firm’s private wealth practice in Greater China and is based in the Hong Kong office. She travels frequently to Singapore and other destinations across Asia. She can call upon a multi-lingual team across the firm’s Asia network.
Gareth has been with the firm since 2003 and has a particular specialism in contentious work. He has worked on numerous matters involving Russia and former CIS states and a number of the leading offshore jurisdictions. Gareth is based in the London office.
Nick is also based in the London office and specialises in tax disputes and investigations and works frequently on issues involving ultra-high net worth individuals. He has particular experience of Switzerland-related issues.
If you would like to know more about HSF’s work in this area, please speak with Gareth, Joanna or Nick, alternatively Richard Norridge who heads up the team.