James Quarmby

Partner, private wealth

Recently recognised as "tax & trusts lawyer of the year" (Spears' Wealth Management Awards 2022), James is widely regarded  as one of the leading practitioners in the UK and is described in the Chambers HNW Guide (2019) as “very much a figurehead of the industry…… he carries a lot of experience”.

James has a wide ranging practice, advising on UK and international taxation, residency and domicile, offshore pensions and trusts, asset protection, succession planning and HMRC disputes.

James is one of the most prominent private client lawyers in the UK and frequently appears in the press and broadcast media (Sky News, BBC TV News, BBC Radios 2 / 3 / 4 / 5, Bloomberg TV and the BBC World Service). He writes and lectures widely on tax policy. The private client publication "e-private client" names James, for the last 8 years running, as a "Top 50 Most Influential' in the private client industry.

As well as being a solicitor, regulated by the SRA, he is a Registered Tax Technician, regulated by the Association of Tax Technicians (ATT). He is an active member of STEP and a contributing editor for Lexis/Nexis.

James is a leading figure in the private client world. He has bags of experience and a fantastic manner with clients. He is hugely knowledgeable and very approachable.

Chambers High Net Worth 2022