James Cohen, Partner

  • James Cohen – Solicitor

James has arranged wills and lasting power of attorneys for a number of my clients and has consistently shown himself to be professional while also being sensitive to some of the emotional issues clients face in such circumstances.

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James Cohen, Partner

James Cohen attended Birmingham University (BSc 2005) before completing the College of Law Graduate Diploma in Law and Legal Practice Course both with distinction.  He qualified as a solicitor in October 2009 and joined GSC at this time to specialise in International and Private Wealth. In November 2015 James was appointed as a Partner.

He has furthered his expertise and knowledge in this area by completing the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners (STEP) diploma and is now a qualified Trust and Estates Practitioner.

James is an expert in advising on Wills, Lasting Powers of Attorney, Probate, Offshore Structuring, Tax and other private client matters. In particular James has developed substantial knowledge in dealing with matters where clients have assets located in multiple jurisdictions, especially for Pakistan and Indian clients that involve a detailed review of the double tax treaties between the countries.

Articles by James Cohen:

Why you should appoint guardians for your children

Autumn Statement 2016 – Tax on Non-Domiciles

Private Client Tax Briefing Update – January 2016

Private Client Tax Briefing Update – November 2015

Legal implications of purchasing a superyacht

Changes to principal private residence relief

 

James has arranged wills and lasting power of attorneys for a number of my clients and has consistently shown himself to be professional while also being sensitive to some of the emotional issues clients face in such circumstances.

Insights by James Cohen