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Education

2020
ICSA Diploma in International Finance and Administration

Chartered Member Chartered Insitute of Securities and Investments (Chartered MCSI)

Personal achievement

Completing a skydive for charity in 2018.

News

VG kicks-off 2021 with a sweep of promotions

We are delighted to have kicked-off the new year across our funds, private client, family office, corporate and compliance teams with 8 promotions, effective 1 January 2021, as we continue to strengthen our talent base.

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VG

Press Office

Insight

Trust us, take tax advice.

There are occasions when clients and their representatives tell us that a structure is not tax driven and sometimes we are told that there are ‘no tax issues’. So, why else should clients and their advisers consider taking tax advice?

Debbie Lumsden

Debbie Lumsden

Private Client Director

Insight

The April countdown begins: Is tax the only driver for establishing a trust?

As a whirl wind 2020 draws to a close, it sets the scene for UK-resident non-domiciliaries to begin considering their plans for 2021, particularly for those who will become deemed-domiciled. Whilst the tax protections afforded by “protected settlements” tend to command the spotlight, Debbie Lumsden explores the many non-tax related advantages which can help meet the many demands, desires and concerns of prospective settlors.

Debbie Lumsden

Debbie Lumsden

Private Client Director