The Fourth Money Laundering Directive is more likely to provide paperwork than protection from abuse of trusts for tax evasion and terrorism says Jenny Cutts.Read More
Jenny Cutts's Service Teams
Jenny provides advice on complex will drafting and Inheritance tax planning strategies using lifetime gifts and/or the creation of trust structures. She also deals with the administration of Estate and Trusts. She will work with you, your accountant and your other professional advisers to provide comprehensive and practical advice. Jenny also advises on elderly client matters and issues relating to the loss of mental capacity including asting powers of attorney and Court of Protection work.
- Preparing technical Wills where there are complex family circumstances including the incorporation of trusts to cover the needs of vulnerable beneficiaries and to maximise the Inheritance tax reliefs;
- Advising on Inheritance tax planning strategies through the use of a combination of outright gifts and lifetime trusts and setting up the appropriate trust structures;
- Acting for non-domiciled clients in relation to wills and Inheritance tax planning and dealing with the administration of estates with both UK and overseas assets, and complex trust interests and liaising with overseas advisers and trustees;
- Advising on the administration of estates including negotiating with the Revenue on the availability of Inheritance tax reliefs and exemptions for joint property and business assets and advice relating to deeds of variation to alter the terms of a deceased’s Will.
Jenny qualified in 2000 and became a partner at Hyde Mahon Bridges in 2007. She joined Wedlake Bell LLP from Cumberland Ellis when the firms merged in April 2012.
Articles & Comment
23 Dec, 2016 | Jenny Cutts
15 Nov, 2016 | Jenny Cutts
The global drive for greater transparency of corporate and other legal entities continues. In an attempt to prevent money laundering, terrorist financing, tax evasion…Read More
04 Oct, 2016 | Jenny Cutts
With 42 per cent of marriages ending in divorce, it is important when advising wealthy clients to put mechanisms in place to protect family assets. Jenny Cutts and…Read More
30 Aug, 2016 | Jenny Cutts
The government’s proposed changes to probate fees would be a bitter pill for many HNWs to swallow, say Jenny Cutts and Caroline Cook in Spear's Magazine.Read More
14 Jul, 2016 | Jenny Cutts
There is a fine line between legitimate tax planning and tax avoidance. The latter can be caught under the statutory "general anti-avoidance rule" if it constitutes…Read More