Simon Gibb 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. While he advises on all aspects of personal taxation and structuring, his practice has an emphasis on the structuring of family businesses through trusts and foundations. Simon is regularly involved in both non-contentious and contentious tax work.

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  • Advising on and establishing, funding and restructuring of private trust company structures, including advising on the choice of jurisdiction and drafting trust instruments and funding documentation
  • Advising trustees and beneficiaries of non-UK trusts on tax and administration issues, including assisting with the resolution of disputes between trustees and beneficiaries
  • Advising individuals on UK residence and domicile planning, on pre-immigration UK tax planning and on UK tax and succession planning, including representing them in Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) inquiries

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  • The Legal 500 UK 2020 – 2022, Recommended in Private Client – Personal tax, trusts and probate
  • eprivateclient “Top 35 Under 35” 2016, 2019 and 2020
  • Private Client Global Elite “Ones to Watch” 2018 and 2019

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BPP Law School, London, LPC, 2008
University of Bristol, LLB, Honours, 2007

The Law Society of England and Wales

Simon Gibb

Insights & Events / Media

Lexology Getting The Deal Through, Private Client 2022 / December 15, 2021

Conference / Speaking Engagements / October 11, 2021

Resource Centers / 2021

Webinar / McDermott Event / November 18, 2020

Webinar / Speaking Engagements / May 13, 2020

Paris, France / McDermott Event / October 17, 2019

International News / Fall 2018

Spear's / September/October 2018

Cambridge, United Kingdom / Speaking Engagements / August 29-31, 2018

On the Subject / April 27, 2017

Trusts in Prime Jurisdictions / June 8, 2016