Patrick Harney

Partner  |  Mishcon de Reya


Estates: Planning

Trusts: Planning

Tax Advisory

Office Location

London, United Kingdom

Short Biography

Patrick is a market leading international private client lawyer who has worked in Dublin, London, and New York, specialising in cross border tax advice with a focus on US-UK and UK-Irish tax, trust and estate planning and UK resident non-domiciled tax planning. His range of clients include high profile individuals, family offices and hedge funds spanning the UK and Ireland, the US, and Latin America. He has a particular expertise in the use of family partnerships and family investment companies as a tax efficient wealth holding vehicle. Patrick has been consistently ranked by the private wealth industry and professional directories as a leading expert in tax law. He is a Chartered Tax Adviser, International Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, an Academician of The International Academy of Estate and Trust Lawyers, and lectures at the STEP/Irish Law Society Diploma Course on Trust and Estate Planning.

What is your favorite restaurant to take a client or colleague to?

Margot in Covent Garden, London

What is the best piece of advice you have ever received?

You need to be able to sleep at night

What was your first job?

Selling pictures door to door

What is the book you recommend to everyone?

Angela's Ashes

What changes do you expect to see in your practice over the next year?

Increasing focus on second citizenships