McDermott’s Simon Gibb Recognized for Providing Legal Excellence to High Net Worth Clients


McDermott Will & Emery London partner Simon Gibb was once again named by eprivateclient as one of the young leaders in the Private Client community. He was recognized for his excellence in providing High Net Worth clients with creative and customized legal services. Simon has appeared in this prestigious ranking three times in the last four years.

Simon focuses his practice on tax advice, trust and estate planning for UK and non-UK resident and domiciled individuals, including on the protection and devolution of trust assets. He advises on all aspects of personal taxation and structuring, with a particular emphasis on the structuring of family businesses through trusts and foundations. Simon is regularly involved in both non-contentious and tax investigations work, with clients with interests across the UK, US, EU, the Middle East and North Africa. He also advises individuals, family offices and trustees of offshore settlements on trust law matters and UK tax matters.

Simon’s individual accolade comes on the heels of McDermott’s Private Client practice being recognized as being in a ‘league of its own on a national and global level” in this year’s Chambers High Net Worth Guide.

McDermott’s London Private Client team are trusted counsel who are regularly instructed to lead some of the most high-value, legally complex and highly sensitive matters. The firm acts for five of the Top 20 on the Sunday Times Rich List and eight of the wealthiest people on the Forbes 100 billionaires list. The team is consistently recognized in major industry rankings such as Chambers High Net Worth Guide, Legal Week’s Private Client Global Elite, ePrivateClient and Citywealth.

About eprivateclient’s “35 Under 35”

eprivateclient “35 Under 35” 2019 is an annual list of future leaders designed to identify and promote the young private client professionals who are adding exceptional value to clients.

The selection process involved an open call for nominations from the UK and the Crown Dependencies for young and upcoming stars within the private client advisory professions, by the lawyers, accountants, trustees or any other professional intermediaries. McDermott’s Private Client lawyers are regularly recognised in this prestigious industry ranking.

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