Astrid B. Owen advises internationally based clients and their family offices, trustees and private banks on international trust, tax and wealth-transfer issues. She focuses particularly on clients and matters in the United States, the UK, Continental Europe and the Middle East.
Astrid has extensive knowledge of the structuring of established and start-up family owned businesses through the use of trusts, foundations and holding companies. She works extensively with the Firm's corporate tax teams in the UK and the United States to develop and implement holding structures for businesses and investments that take account of personal and corporate tax issues affecting the client, their family and their businesses.
Astrid is a regular speaker at international seminars on US and cross-border planning structuring options.