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Private Client Law & Immigration

Collyer Bristow LLP 

Collyer Bristow LLP is a long-established central London law firm. 

The firm provides high quality, individually tailored legal advice, often with a cross-border aspect, to a portfolio of international and domestic clients including wealthy individuals and families, and ambitious entrepreneurs.

The firm has a particular reputation for its private wealth, real estate, business and dispute resolution services. Collyer Bristow also has an office in Geneva servicing its private client practice.

Clients choose Collyer Bristow because they, like those at the firm, appreciate individuality, creativity and collaboration. The firm recognises that clients’ needs may be unique and more complex, or that in progressing with their legal issue they value a more engaged and personalised service from their lawyers.

Peter Daniel – Partner and Head of Private Wealth

Peter specialises in trusts, tax, and estate planning, specifically acting for high-net-worth individuals, particularly those with cross-jurisdictional affairs, trustees and beneficiaries of UK and overseas trusts, and executors and administrators of estates, including those involving disputes.

Peter also regularly advises entrepreneurs, business owners and landowners on their estate planning.

Collyer Bristow Private Wealth is able to advise on U.K immigration matters, including Visa applications.

As sanctions issues are affecting corporate operations and personal investments and may lead to an increase in legal and regulatory complications. For immediate legal help here please click on the following links below.

Work highlights:

Advising trustees of a number of non-UK resident trusts on correcting historical non-UK tax compliance.

Acting in the administration of a high value estate involving an Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act claim against the executors, and various other disputes.

Establishing a charitable foundation for an ultra-high-net-worth client.

Coordinating estate planning for an individual with international affairs, including the preparation of Wills in four different jurisdictions.

Charles Avens – Senior Associate – Head of Immigration

Charles Avens Is Head of Immigration, specialising in Personal and Corporate immigration to the U.K.

Charles provides advice and support to high-net-worth individuals and their families (and family offices) wishing to relocate; to international entrepreneurs and investors; and to both UK companies wishing to employ foreign nationals (recruiting from abroad or transferring employees to the UK from an overseas office) and to foreign businesses wishing to start a business in the UK.

Work highlights

Assisting a Spanish telecommunications company to bring key engineers to the UK to start on high value infrastructure projects using the new Senior/Specialist worker visa under the new Global Business Mobility Route.

Assisting a large Indian Cosmetics Company apply for a UK sponsor licence in order to bring senior management to the UK to operate the new UK subsidiary.

Providing immigration advice and assistance to a large US software Company based in California, on bringing staff into the UK using both skilled worker visas and senior/specialist worker visas using the GBM route.

Successfully applying for an Innovator visa for a Mexican business professional, so he could set up a new and innovative business model in the UK.

Applying for a UK Ancestry visa for a South African national, who received a decision on the application within 7 days of submission of the application.

Assisting a US TV personality apply for a UK Innovator visa.

For further advice and assistance please contact:

Collyer Bristow LLP
140 Brompton Road
Tel: +44 (0)20 7468 7351
Contact: Peter Daniel – Partner and Head of Private Wealth


Tel: +44 (0)20 7470 4575
Contact: Paul Rapley – Senior Business Development Executive

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