Addleshaw Goddard adds legal director to boost private capital practice in Scotland

11/09/2017 News Team

Law firm Addleshaw Goddard has hired Euan Fleming as a director to its private capital practice in Scotland.

Mr Fleming joins the firm’s Edinburgh office from Brodies, and has over 13 years of experience in advising a host of high net worth individuals, corporate entities, family offices and trust companies on a range of legal matters including taxation, trust law and asset protection.

The Scottish and UK-wide private capital arm of Addleshaw Goddard consists of 14 lawyers across its 12 offices, and represents companies internationally. Its client base comprises entrepreneurs, business executives, landowners and trustees.

Additionally, the team deal with complex trust and estate litigation as well as managing offshore tax planning structures.

Private capital partner at the firm, Gregor Mitchell, commented: “Euan is a strong addition to the Edinburgh team as we continue to invest in our private capital offering, not just in Scotland, but across the UK.

“Having this particular specialism in-house brings a range of benefits to clients, giving them access to expertise from personal estate management through to succession, tax and wealth planning.”

Pervinder Kaur, partner and head of private capital at Addleshaw Goddard, added:  “The addition of Euan demonstrates our firm-wide commitment to investing in talent. The Edinburgh team is a vital part of our UK-wide private capital network, and Euan’s appointment will ensure we continue to deliver the best results for clients in this specialism across the regions.”

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