Arabella Murphy Private Wealth Director
Arabella is the firm's Private Wealth Director and advises wealthy families, trustees and private banks on a range of wealth planning and structuring matters and on risk management.
She regularly advises on the creation of structures to hold and manage the global assets of international families, including businesses, property, financial assets, yachts, planes and art. She also works closely with trustees and beneficiaries on family governance and on situations where there is disharmony or a dispute.
Arabella has a wealth of experience advising buyers and sellers on the issues associated with the sale and purchase of trust businesses. She also advises private banks on the UK tax treatment of their products and services.
Chambers & Partners (Global) reports "Arabella assists clients with risk management, wealth planning and structuring. "She is a really exceptional lawyer" enthuse sources."
According to the Chambers HNW 2019 Guide, "She's got a strong practice," says a fellow private client, with another adding: "She is very, very good and very technically able." A further one of her peers says: "She is fantastic. She's got deep knowledge and great judgement. She is very experienced. She has a lovely, charming understated style...she is very impressive." In particular, the guide notes Arabella's expertise in contentious and Middle Eastern matters.
She was also included as a member of the Private Client Global Elite by Legal Week in 2019.
Arabella qualified in September 1996 details of her recent experience are outlined below.