Emma-Jane Weider Partner
Emma-Jane specialises in advising wealthy families, trust companies and banks in connection with tax, estate planning and philanthropy matters.
Emma-Jane has a broad private wealth practice and a diverse portfolio of clients from the UK and the rest of the world, each of whom look to her for sensible and pragmatic advice on all of the issues which affect wealthy individuals and trustees (and those who transact with them). Emma-Jane’s extensive experience of advising on immigration matters and trusts in a commercial context complement her main area of practice.
She is also a key member of the firm’s charity and philanthropy team and has a special interest in tax-efficient cross-border giving and the issues which are relevant to counter-parties in transactions with charities.
Individually ranked in Band 2 in the 2018 Chambers HNW guide, Emma-Jane advises clients on estate planning and tax matters and has experience working with high net worth families as well as trust companies and banks. She also has significant expertise in assisting with philanthropic giving. A source praises her as "strong technically" and highlights her "great relationships with clients."
A source in Chambers & Partners (UK) 2015 commented "She is straightforward, she doesn't overcomplicate things and is very focused on making things easier for the client."
Details of Emma-Jane's experience are outlined below.