The week on eprivateclient: Frank Hirth, Payne Hicks Beach, Crown Dependencies DTAs and more...

06/07/2018 Will Sidery

A look at the top stories on eprivateclient this week…


2018 eprivateclient Top Law Firm, Collyer Bristow, and intelligence firm, Digitalis Reputation,  team up to launch a new bespoke digital reputation management service to help protect HNWIs from damaging material found online and in the dark web

Valla, an independent Jersey trust company, makes four senior appointments to strengthen its client management team. The hires include the recruitment of two managers with a combined experience in financial services of over 44 years


CogitalGroup, the international business services group focused on entrepreneurial and private businesses, and its London division, Blick Rothenberg, is set to acquire US focused private client tax advisory firm Westleton Drake

Two former eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35s are promoted to associate directors at US and UK tax advisory and compliance company Frank Hirth. Glenn Snow and Matthew Pannell were both named in the Top 35 list in 2017, with Mr Snow also making the 2016 list. They joined Frank Hirth in 2006 and 2007 respectively


London-based law firm Payne Hicks Beach expands its dispute resolution department with the hire of Lucas Moore. Mr Moore joins the firm from American law firm Jones Day where he was partner for five years and associate for 10 years before

Greta Pender, a senior trust manager at Saffery Champness Registered Fiduciaries in Guernsey, examines the increasing popularity of family offices and how they can benefit clients and their families


Jersey-based litigation and dispute resolution firm Baker & Partners hires James Corbett QC as senior counsel.  One of the first English QCs to join a Jersey firm, Mr Corbett joins the firm from the London office of international disputes and investigations law firm Kobre & Kim

UK accountancy firm Menzies acquires a niche private client team from Davies Gimber Brown LLP as part of a move to further strengthen its service offering. Based in Leatherhead and led by Martin Davies, the five person team of advisers will complement Menzies’ existing private client offering, bringing £1 million worth of new client fees to the firm


The UK signs new double taxation agreements with Guernsey, Isle of Man and Jersey with the new agreements set to go into force in 2019

2018 eprivateclient Top Law Firm Irwin Mitchell Private Wealth has hired Kate Caldwell and Bronwyn Bailey as solicitors to its London office

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