Ivan Sacks

Chairman  |  Withersworldwide
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

United States (NY)

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Personal and estate planning
Asset holding structures
Family office

Q&A

What has been the highlight of your practice over the past 12 months?

One recent highlight was being asked to organise and serve as trustee of the first blind trust for an Italian politician, the Mayor of Venice, wishing to adopt best practices in conflict of interest avoidance through the use of a common law trust.

What advice would you give rising stars/new lawyers in the private client world?

Devote yourself to your craft first, keep your eyes open to the growth in new areas and concerns of the emerging demographics of private client wealth and focus on practical solutions and providing trusted advice for the better uses of private capital and wealth.

What is your favourite quote?

“Dont ask others to do what you would not do yourself.”