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Maurice Turnor Gardner Welcomes Top Partner From BCLP


LONDONMaurice Turnor Gardner LLP (MTG), a boutique private wealth law firm, today announced that Paul Whitehead will join the firm as a partner in early 2020. He joins from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP where he is currently a partner in the Tax & Private Client practice.

Clare Maurice, MTG Senior Partner, said: “Attracting talent like Paul to our firm reflects our strategy to invest and grow our top tier private client practice. He has an excellent reputation in our industry and amongst clients and we are pleased he will become an integral part of the distinctive MTG brand. Reflecting on our 10 year anniversary, it has been a real triumph to see the business thrive with the best people in the sector joining our ambitious future.”

Whitehead specialises in private client matters and international wealth structuring, UK personal taxation, Wills and estate planning, with an emphasis on complex tax and trust issues, residence and domicile and the international private client.

According to market commentators: “Paul is “absolutely fantastic on tax,” reports a market insider, noting: “He is a most personable tax person. He gives superb, succinct advice. He is very, very clear in his guidance and very good with clients.” Another praises his “ability to break down complex matters into crystal-clear advice,” saying it is “second to none” and adding: “He is a wonderful human being.” Peers say: “He is very fair and straightforward. He is high-quality and someone you can do business with.”” (Chambers High Net Worth Guide)

Whitehead is Chair of STEP City of London Committee and a member of the IBA. He has written a number of articles and spoken at various seminars in London, the Channel Islands, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Baltic States, Luxembourg, Israel and the US on different aspects of tax and international estate planning.


For more information please contact Kathryn Adamson, mobile 07717133595

Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP is a boutique private client law firm based in London with global clientele. The top tier firm has been offering its services since 1 May 2009 following the demerger of Allen & Overy LLP’s highly-rated Private Client Department. Maurice Turnor Gardner has experience of all the issues which affect wealthy individuals (and their families and trustees) and professional practices in the UK and elsewhere. The firm is described as “uniformly excellent” and is ranked in the top tiers in both Chambers and Legal 500 for its private wealth expertise. Its disputes team was recently named Contentious Trusts and Estates Team of the Year by the Chambers HNW 2019 Awards. The previous year partner Sarah Conway won the Residential Property Lawyer of the Year. MTG counsels Jennifer Emms and Claire Weeks, and senior associate Simon Goldring were recognised in the eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35 guide for 2019.