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Michelmores expands its Private Wealth team in London with two new appointments

Michelmores has appointed Carey Xu and Sarah Rust as Solicitors in the Tax, Trusts & Succession team, part of Michelmores’ Private Wealth group. Both Carey and Sarah are based in the Firm’s London office at 100 Liverpool St.

Carey provides tax advice and estate planning to UK and non-UK domiciled clients who are often high net worth or ultra-high net worth individuals, families and businesses. For clients coming to the UK, she also offers immigration advice, pre-arrival tax planning and navigation of the UK tax system as part of their long-term relocation strategy.

Carey has a particular interest in the Far East jurisdictions and acts for clients who own estates in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and Malaysia. She speaks Mandarin, Shanghainese and has a basic command of Cantonese.

Sarah has a focus on cross-jurisdiction estate planning work, including advising both non-resident individuals, trusts and companies in relation their UK tax filing and disclosure obligations. Many of her clients are also high net worth or ultra-high net worth individuals, families or businesses. Sarah also has particular experience with assisting clients restructuring their UK real estate assets.

The Firm’s Private Wealth offering provides a comprehensive range of services to individuals, family offices, trusts and business owners for both UK and international clients. Being a full service firm enables our lawyers to work collaboratively to look after all legal aspects of our clients’ assets and their succession planning.

Commenting on the recruitment of Carey and Sarah, Dhana Sabanathan, a Partner in the Firm’s Tax, Trusts and Succession team, says:

We are delighted that Carey and Sarah have been appointed as Solicitors in our Private Wealth team based in London. Private Wealth is one of the key growth areas for Michelmores and, with their respective experience and wealth of expertise, both Carey and Sarah are very well-placed support the team as they continue to strengthen their profile in the market.”

Both Carey and Sarah joined Michelmores as Solicitors in June 2023.

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