Ian Richards

Called: 1971

Ian Richards

Ian Richards advises in all areas of tax, especially in respect of offshore trusts and non-domiciled UK residents, personal tax planning for high net worth individuals (including many household names in the entertainment sector and other industries) and providing tax strategies for sheltering future profits and gains. He has substantial experience in negotiating with the Inland Revenue.

  • Career

    Called 1971, Lincoln’s Inn

  • Publications

    Tax Editor, Revenue Volume, Halsbury’s Laws

    Butterworths Encyclopaedia Forms and Precedents

    Akins Court Forms

    Co-author Tax Advisers Guide to Trusts (Tolley’s)

    Hong Kong Stamp Duty (Longmans)

  • Memberships

    Revenue Bar Association

    London Common Law & Commercial Bar Association

  • Education

    Exeter University (BA Hons)

  • The Chambers Guide says...

    Tax: Private Client
    Ranking:Leading Juniors (2018)

    A highly regarded tax barrister, who specialises in advising on offshore trusts, domiciled issues and tax planning for ultra high net worth individuals. “He’s very knowledgeable and careful, and drafts beautifully.” (2018)

    Significant experience representing a broad range of private clients, including ultra high net worth individuals, international sporting individuals and entertainers. He assists his clients with residency status matters, offshore trusts and techniques to preserve and protect wealth and future gains. (2017)

    A specialist adviser to primarily non-domiciled and ultra-high net worth individuals, many of whom are household names. He counsels mainly on residency matters and offshore trusts, and further advises on facilitating the protection of future profits and gains. “He is very experienced in relation to owner managed businesses.” (2016)

  • The Legal 500 says...

    Private Client: Personal Tax-Leading Juniors, Tier 3

    ‘He is very knowledgeable.’ (2018)

    ‘He has very detailed knowledge on the taxation of non-domiciled taxpayers.’ (2017)

    ‘Has the ability to find solutions and add value.’ (2016)

  • Chambers and Partners HNW says...

    Tax: Private Client
    Ranking: Leading Juniors

    “very experienced in relation to owner managed businesses.”

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