Claire Murray - McDermott Will & Emery


Claire Murray has extensive experience advising individuals, beneficiaries and offshore trustees on a variety of estate, trust and UK tax and compliance issues. She advises clients on integrated international tax planning and structuring, including inheritance and estate planning, as well as on migration planning including advice on residence, domicile and double tax treaty issues.

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  • Advising on UK residence and domicile issues for short- and long-term visitors to the UK, including pre-emigration and pre-migration planning
  • Advising on the new rules relating to the remittance basis of taxation and how these affect new and existing tax planning
  • Advising on and drafting various forms of international trust deeds and related trust documents

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  • Legal 500 UK 2016
  • Citywealth 2010, Up and Coming, and Tomorrow Club Woman of the Year runner-up


  • Chartered Institute of Taxation, previous secretary of the Capital Taxes Subcommittee
  • Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, student member


Nottingham Law School, LPC, with distinction, 1999
Nottingham Law School, PgDL, with commendation, 1998
University College London, MA, with distinction, 1997
Wadham College, University of Oxford, BA, 1996

The Law Society of England and Wales