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Chris Thomas

Legal Director

About Chris Thomas

Chris is a Legal Director specialising in trust law, with a particular focus on commercial trust arrangements. He advises a wide range of blue chip clients, including a large number of major insurers and financial institutions, as well as professional trustees. Recent projects have included acting for a leading bank on the disposal of its fiduciary business, drafting a suite of pro forma policy trusts for a major insurer and advising on the tax issues arising on purchase of a target company which had engaged in remuneration trust planning.

Chris also has extensive experience in advising employers on a range of employment tax issues (including issues for internationally mobile executives), the taxation of shareholders, management teams and high net worth individuals (including on MBOs and secondary buyouts), and advice to universities on charity law issues.

Education

BA Honours, History – University of York

Legal Practice Course – College of Law

Law Society of England and Wales