James Cohen

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James Cohen

Partner

Areas: Personal & Business Tax,
Private Client & Trusts,
Tax Investigation & Disputes,
International & Offshore,
Notary Services,
Corporate Immigration,
Private Immigration

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.

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.

See James Cohen’s latest articles:
New SDLT Rates for Non-Residents Chancellor’s Summer Statement: Key Points COVID-19: Probate
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Insights by James Cohen

New SDLT Rates for Non-Residents Read More

New SDLT Rates for Non-Residents

New rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) have been introduced for purchasers of residential property in England and Northern Ireland who are not resident in the United Kingdom. They will be 2 percentag......

Chancellor’s Summer Statement: Key Points Read More

Chancellor’s Summer Statement: Key Points

As the United Kingdom is entering the second phase of the government’s economic response to the coronavirus outbreak, the chancellor delivers his summer statement. Here is a summary of the key po......

COVID-19: Probate Read More

COVID-19: Probate

How has COVID-19 affected the probate service? HM Courts and Tribunals Service (HMC......

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