“An exceptionally bright trusted adviser to whom many high net worth clients turn for high value significant work”
She is extremely bright, technically very astute and goes down well in the entrepreneurial world," one source remarks. Another says: "She is able to explain difficult concepts in an easy-to-understand way to the client. She really takes care of the clients, even over and above just the legal aspects."
“Jane Shaw is first class. She gives practical, proactive advice on complex problems, and is totally solutions driven.'”
Jane Shaw advises a broad range of private clients and business owners on wills, trusts and tax planning. Jane is well regarded amongst both clients and peers for providing practical and client-focused advice on all manner of wills, trusts and estate planning including contentious and offshore matters.
Jane specialises in estate planning for owner-managed businesses, securing the smooth devolution of assets to the next generation tax efficiently and advising non-UK domiciled clients on domicile, residence and UK Inheritance Tax. Jane is one of the few advisers outside London with experience of Inheritance Tax planning for Indian-domiciled clients, putting in place dual will structures and liaising with HMRC in relation to Double Tax Treaties.
Jane is also very experienced in contentious wills and trusts work advising on all manner of disputes arising out of wills, estates and trusts including claims under the Inheritance (Provision For Family And Dependents) Act 1975 and is well-known for finding pragmatic and commercial solutions to complex problems. Jane Shaw is listed in Chambers and Legal 500.