James Ward

James Ward | Partner and head of the private client team, Kingsley Napley LLP www.kingsleynapley.co.uk

James Ward is a partner and head of the private client team at Kingsley Napley LLP and is responsible for overseeing the continued development of the private client offering for both existing and new clients of the firm.

He has extensive experience advising families and individuals on wealth protection and tax mitigation. This covers the drafting of Wills to best suit a client’s financial and family requirements, advice on gifting to support the next generation and to mitigate tax,  the setting up of trusts to protect assets and provide long term financial benefit and the efficient and speedy administration of estates.

Often his clients will have international connections; whether they own overseas property or have recently arrived or invested in the UK, or are long-term residents who are still non-UK domiciled. He specialises in giving advice on UK tax for these international clients or working closely with accountants on key areas such as UK inheritance tax and UK capital gains tax.