Burges Salmon appoints Suzanna Harvey as Head of Private Wealth Sector
Independent UK law firm Burges Salmon is pleased to announce that experienced private client partner Suzanna Harvey has been appointed as the new Head of its Private Wealth Sector.
Suzanna specialises in tax, trusts, immigration, and estate planning for international clients (both UK resident and non-resident) and provides tax advice to a wide range of clients, from ultra-high net worth individuals to leading private banks and other financial institutions.
She regularly advises clients considering moving to the UK on their immigration options and has wide-ranging experience of advising non-UK domiciliaries on the income tax, capital gains tax, and inheritance tax implications of UK residence.
Suzanna provides trust advice to numerous international trust companies and individuals, including drafting trust documentation, advising on general trust law issues, and advising on policy documentation.
Suzanna commented: “I can say with confidence that we have one of the best legal teams in the UK’s private wealth sector and I am therefore extremely honoured to take on this important leadership position.
“I’m really excited about working with all of my fantastic colleagues to continue delivering an excellent service to our clients.”
With 22 partners, 100 lawyers and a total cross-firm team of 124, Burges Salmon has one of the largest dedicated Private Wealth teams in the UK.
The team has lawyers based in Bristol, London, and Edinburgh, and offers clients genuine strength-in-depth across multiple practice areas including Corporate, Real Estate, Dispute Resolution, and Technology.
With a deep understanding and experience of complicated, cross-jurisdictional work for individuals and trusts, the team is recognised nationally and internationally for advising individuals, families, and their global wealth.
Roger Bull, Burges Salmon’s Managing Partner, says: “We are delighted that Suzanna has been appointed by the firm’s leadership as the new Head of our Private Wealth Sector.
“Private Wealth is one of the key growth areas for our firm and, with her many years’ experience and wealth of expertise, Suzanna is very well placed to take over the leadership of the team and further enhance its highly regarded reputation and profile in the market.”