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Deborah is a member of our private wealth group and has extensive experience of advising clients on UK and international tax, trust and succession matters. She has acted for individuals, trustees and financial institutions.
Her work involves advising individuals on the UK tax implications of being UK resident and of owning assets in the UK, looking at domicile issues and advising on the UK taxation of offshore trusts and companies. She also advises international financial institutions and global trust companies on international tax and trusts matters, including the preparation of standard trust documents for use worldwide.
Deborah works closely with our Islamic Finance practice advising on the UK tax treatment of Shariah compliant financial products. She also has a particular expertise in the drafting of Shariah compliant trusts.
Deborah is highly acclaimed by the legal directories. She is listed as "highly recommended" in the Legal 500 2014 and 2015 Editions and a ranked lawyer in Chambers High Net Worth 2018.
Deborah was a bronze award winner at the Citywealth 2015 Power Women Awards (Leadership - Professional Services Category) and a gold award winner at the Citywealth 2017 Power Women Awards (Business Growth (Professional Services) Category).
"Deborah is incredibly driven and something of a force to be reckoned with," says a source, adding that "she goes out of her way to assist with matters. She is an excellent ambassador for the firm internationally." Chambers HNW 2018