Guy is a private wealth lawyer with a focus on tax and trusts work.

He specialises in advising individuals across the financial services and other commercial sectors on their wealth structuring and estate planning.

His work covers complex capital gains tax and inheritance tax issues for a broad range of clients, including City executives, business owners and trustees.

Guy has a particular focus on advising entrepreneurs on exit planning and tax structuring, including the use of family investment companies, and regularly advises owners of family businesses on succession and governance matters.

Guy is the co-host of 'Death and Taxes', the private client podcast from Burges Salmon.

He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).

  • Advising trustees of a discretionary trust on the use of alternative structures to hold “family assets” (including a family limited partnership).
  • Advising a UK entrepreneur on the incorporation of a family holding company for a trading group and related succession planning and family governance issues.
  • Advising a UK individual on the restructuring of his investment management business (including the use of a family investment company).