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Wynne Thomas, Consultant at Penningtons Manches
Areas of expertise: Private client and tax, Private wealth


Wynne is a consultant in the London private client team. He joined Penningtons Manches Cooper on the merger with Dawsons Solicitors in 2011 and has over 25 years' experience of advising individuals and trustees on UK and overseas tax planning issues.

He advises families and their trustees on governance and structuring issues and acts as the trusted adviser to a number of individuals and families. Wynne has particular expertise in advising on UK inheritance tax and capital gains tax as well as the structuring of real estate investment in the UK by international clients.

Qualified since 1979, Wynne has published articles in well-known private client tax journals, including Trusts and Estates Law Journal, and has chaired and spoken at a number of conferences in the Channel Islands, Switzerland and the US. Wynne has also appeared on television in relation to tax planning issues.

Recent work highlights

  • Reviewing and providing advice on the structure of succession issues for a wealthy family based in the UK.
  • Advising on and negotiating with HMRC in relation to a complex tax investigation involving overseas aspects.
  • Advising an international client in relation to his offshore trust structure.

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