Trusts and Estate Planning

Our lawyers represent high net worth individuals, families, trust companies, family offices, and other clients in a broad range of substantive areas, including the following:

  • Advising individuals and families with significant inherited wealth, owners (and former owners) of privately held businesses, corporate executives, professionals and other high net worth individuals in all facets of estate and tax planning, including sophisticated wealth transfer techniques, business succession planning and philanthropic endeavors
  • Advising fiduciaries (corporate and individual) with respect to trust and estate administration, including issues of tax compliance and fiduciary duties, and representing them before taxing authorities
  • Representing corporate fiduciaries and individuals in trust and estate litigation matters, including will contests and trust construction and modification suits
  • Coordination of global estate planning for Irish, foreign and multi-national families, including structuring their Irish located investment assets for tax and generational planning purposes

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