Ben Nichols

Ben Nichols

Solicitor

Ben Nichols

Solicitor

Ben is a private client lawyer specialising in trusts, tax and estate planning, often acting for trustees, executors and both UK and non-UK domiciled clients. He has particular expertise in probate involving assets in multiple jurisdictions and cross-border estate planning for high-net worth individuals who want to achieve a tax efficient outcome. Ben also advises his clients in the preparation of bespoke Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney.

Work highlights

  • Acting for the executors in the probate and administration of an estate containing assets in three different jurisdictions
  • Advising on the tax implications of becoming deemed UK domiciled and creating trust structures for the preservation and protection of overseas assets
  • Advising non-UK residents on the capital gains tax implications following the disposal of assets
  • Advising on the variation of an intestacy in favour of two charities

Qualification date: 2020