Ceris Gardner Partner
Ceris' areas of expertise include tax, estate planning, family governance, charity law and philanthropy and immigration.
Ceris advises UK and non-UK domiciled and resident individuals, families, estates and trustees on UK and international tax and succession issues, establishing UK and offshore trusts, family limited partnerships and other cross border asset-holding structures.
Ceris also has a wealth of experience advising on immigration, philanthropy and art and heritage property matters which means that she is able to adopt an holistic approach when advising her clients.
In addition, Ceris is well known for advising both grant-making and operational charities on matters of charity law and tax.
She has won the "Trusted Advisor of the Year" award at the STEP Private Client Awards twice (in 2012 and in 2014), a coveted accolade which is based on votes of STEP members. Ceris was also named as one of Eprivateclient’s 50 Most Influential for 2014 which recognises the leaders in the industry when it comes to providing the best possible service for clients and innovation in the way the needs of wealthy individuals are met.
Chambers & Partners (Global) reports "Ceris is a popular choice for clients engaged in complex estate and tax planning issues. She is singled out by observers as "exceptional and excellent"."
Ceris is named as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 Directory.
Details of Ceris' experience are outlined below.