Sanjvee Shah moves from Speechly Bircham to Taylor Wessing to join Private Client team

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International law firm Taylor Wessing has today announced the addition of a new lateral hire to its market leading Private Client practice. Sanjvee Shah is set to join the firm on 7th May 2013 from Speechly Bircham, where she was a Partner in the Private Client division.

Sanjvee is highly experienced in advising wealthy foreign domiciled individuals and families on their personal affairs including their UK and foreign interests, either held personally or via offshore holding structures. She also advises professional trustees, family offices and individuals on a wide variety of trust and administration matters.

Sanjvee comments:

“I am very excited about joining a firm that has strength and depth in the Private Client field and is able to fulfil the sophisticated personal and business needs of high net worth clients on an international basis. Taylor Wessing has long been recognised as a leader in the Private Client arena and I look forward to utilising this established platform to help the practice develop further in regions including the Middle East, South East Asia and India.”

Mark Buzzoni, Head of the Private Client team at international law firm Taylor Wessing says:

“Sanjvee’s appointment is a further indication of Taylor Wessing’s commitment to developing the Private Client group, which is a key focus for the firm internationally. Sanjvee’s excellent contacts, alongside her strong reputation in the market for advising high net worth private clients, fit very well with our focus on international growth.”

Sanjvee’s appointment follows the recent promotion of Kirstie McGuigan to the firm’s UK partnership.

Kirstie has been with the firm since 2007 and specialises in the resolution of disputes relating to the formation or administration of trusts and estates both in a UK and international context. She also works on non-contentious matters such as trust creation and administration.

The firm’s large international Private Client practice now comprises more than 50 lawyers including 23 partners.

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