Tasnim Khalid - Managing Partner - Private Client Solicitors

Tasnim Khalid –
Managing Partner

Private Client Solicitors was founded by Tasnim Khalid, who has been advising
Private Clients since 2005. Tasnim prides herself with offering specialist legal
advice to private clients from all walks of life.

At Private Client Solicitors we are devoted to protecting your private wealth.

Tasnim ranks highly in Chambers and Partner (High Net Worth Guide 2021) and in the Legal 500, which are independent directories that rate the leading lawyers in the country.

Tasnim is the managing Partner of the firm and assists clients in all matters related to estate planning and wealth protection. Tasnim act for a vast number of entrepreneurial clients and landed gentry with their succession requirements. Tasnim comes for a successful business background and as well as offering technical legal advice, she is also able to draw on personal experiences spanning across two decades, to ensure that the right solution is sought for the client.  Tasnim also has expertise in Family Investment Companies and Charity Law.

Tasnim is an Inheritance Tax Planning expert and completed her inheritance tax and trust modules for Chartered Tax Advisors.

Tasnim acts for international clients across the globe and has an impressive list of clients based in Europe, America, the Middle East and Asia. Tasnim is also a niche Shariah Compliant Wills and estate planning advisor.

Tasnim acts as a professional executor, trustee and professional deputy on behalf of a large number of clients and is more than happy to discuss any requirements that you may have in this regard.

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The areas that we specialise in are as follows:

  • Creation of bespoke Wills
  • Pensions and Life Policy Planning
  • Creation and maintenance of new and existing trusts
  • Probates and estates
  • Inheritance Tax and succession planning
  • Shariah compliant estate planning
  • Agricultural property and landed estates
  • Challenging a Will and probate disputes
  • Powers of Attorney and Court of Protection
  • Resolving conflicts amongst trustees
  • Mental Capacity Law

Recent case examples are as follows:

  • Advising three generations of the same family in relation to the succession of their wealth in the most tax efficient manner which involved drafting specialist Wills and the creation of bespoke trusts
  • Advising the owners of a family business (ranked in the Sunday Times Rich List) in relation to succession and estate planning utilising available tax reliefs
  • Advising a non-domiciled premiership footballer about his tax status in the UK and streamlining all of his affairs
  • The creation and implementation of Family Investment Companies for a dynasty family that incorporated trust planning
  • Acting as consultant for other Solicitors firms in relation to technical aspects of private client law and in particular providing advice about Shariah Compliant estate planning
  • Assisting with the creation of a family office on behalf of an ultra-high net worth individual in another jurisdiction as well as creating a base for the family in London
  • School fees planning for Grandparents wishing to gift assets to their grandchildren and save additional inheritance tax
  • Creation and administration of a benevolent grant-giving charity in the UK for an ultra-high net worth donor
  • Tax efficient planning using Pensions, Agricultural Property Relief and Business Property Relief
  • Advising on complex international probate and estate administrations ensuring that all available inheritance tax exemptions and reliefs are secured, and ensuring that appropriate advice is provided in relation to double taxation and unilateral relief