Phineas Hirsch

Senior Associate  |  Withers
JURISDICTIONS QUALIFIED IN

England and Wales

TOP 3 AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Cross-border estate and succession planning
Residence and domicile matters
Asset holding structures

Q&A

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

Finding an innovative solution for a client who had been told by her previous lawyers that she could not relocate to the US because of the onerous tax implications for her in respect of her significant trust interests, which enabled her both to make the desired move and save many millions of dollars in tax.

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

Focus on areas of practice that you enjoy particularly.

What is your favourite quote?

“The future has several names. For the weak, it is impossible. For the fainthearted, it is unknown. For the thoughtful and valiant, it is ideal,” Victor Hugo.