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 2019 edition, interviewees comment that "she is a force of nature, a really energetic, driven woman. She is really creative and wonderful to work with." Another enthuses: "She is superb, she has incredibly good judgement and clients love her," praising the combination of "her great intelligence, enormous experience and excellent judgement," and adding: "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."
She is also ranked as a Band 1 individual by the Chambers Global guide, where she features in the International Private Client - Global-wide category. A peer refers to her as "one of the top private client lawyers in the world" and adds "she has experience and judgement to a level that exceeds almost anybody else. She has really, really brilliant judgement and is a great person, which clients sense. Everybody I recommend her to has been delighted with her. She is a joy to work with."
Clare is named as a Leading Individual in the Legal 500 Directory and a Notable Practitioner in Chambers & Partners (UK). She was ranked by Best Lawyers 2021 as a leading specialist in the area of Trusts and Personal Tax, retains her place as a member of the Private Client Global Elite (2021) by Legal Week and is listed as a “Recommended Lawyer” in the 2021 Spear’s 500 List.
Clare qualified in October 1978 and details of her recent experience are outlined below.