Clare Maurice Senior Partner
Clare is the Senior Partner of Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP.
Clare’s main specialism is international tax and estate planning for UK and non-UK domiciled individuals and families with complex assets located in many jurisdictions looking for solutions to the tax and structural challenges of global wealth. She also advises both resident and non-UK resident trustees on legal and practical issues which are relevant to them and their beneficiaries.
Clare has a wealth of experience advising on philanthropy matters and, in particular, how to establish and operate charities.
Clare is a top-ranked Band 1 lawyer in the Chambers High Net Worth guide. In the 2021 edition, the guide comments that she is ‘considered the “grande dame of private client work”, with interviewees describing her as “phenomenally good… really intelligent, she has remarkable judgement and is wonderful to work with”. A peer adds “she is thoughtful, creative, and so, so intelligent… I recommend her my best clients” while further commentary observes “she goes above and beyond for clients – a first-class private client lawyer”.
She has also been ranked as a Band 1 individual by the Chambers Global guide, and described as “one of the top private client lawyers in the world… she has experience and judgement to a level that exceeds almost anybody else”. Previous editions of the Chambers guide add “clients love being advised by her. She will tell it how it is - she is very confident, she has been doing this a long time. She is very direct and clients love that”.
Clare is included in the Legal 500 Directory Hall of Fame for Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate, as well as being ranked by the guide for Art and Cultural Property matters. She was ranked by Best Lawyers 2022 as a leading specialist in the area of Trusts and Personal Tax, is a longstanding member of the Legal Week Private Client Global Elite and is listed as a Top Recommended Lawyer in the 2021 Spear’s 500 List.