Philip advises on a wide range of estate planning matters including inheritance tax and capital gains tax. Amongst other things, Philip assists individuals and families and helps to achieve their objectives in terms of asset ownership and protection. A significant part of the advice relates to and involves the setting up, administration and winding up of trusts and associated tax advice. Philip’s expertise extends to aspects of the ownership and taxation of many different types of asset including businesses, landed estates, the family home and contents as well as investments, life assurance and pension arrangements (all from a point of view of mitigating exposure to inheritance tax and/or capital gains tax).
In the 1990s Philip worked as an in-house solicitor for a large city firm of accountants before joining Warners in 1997. He spent 4 years with asb law in Maidstone before returning to Warners.