Recognized by the Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession as being a 'Leader in the Field' in private client tax planning, James Quarmby is a partner and head of International Taxation at the law firm Thomas Eggar LLP, which itself won the STEP regional law firm of the year award in 2009. The tax team was also shortlisted in the 2011 Taxation awards for 'best tax team in a law firm' category.
James has extensive experience of advanced tax planning for high net worth individuals, family companies and entrepreneurs in the UK and abroad. His innovative approach to tax planning has been widely recognized by the profession: for instance, the Legal 500 describes him as a "very experienced tax lawyer with commendable professionalism and responsiveness, who specializes in innovative tax-planning work".
James also represents clients who are subject to HMRC investigations, particularly where issues of residence and domicile are in point. In addition to his tax planning work, James advises on UK and international trust law and on offshore asset protection structures. In addition to his client work, James is a well-known writer and speaker on the subjects of international tax planning and asset protection.
The firm Thomas Eggar LLP is a firm that seeks out creative business and legal solutions for commercial organisations and private individuals. By thinking differently and truly understanding its clients’ needs and their industry, they are able to deliver inspiring results.
Thomas Eggar takes a refreshing approach to client relationships and offers a full range of legal services for both commercial organisations and private individuals.
Sectors: Thomas Eggar has industry-specific expertise in Retail, Insurance, Finance, Manufacturing and Logistics, Sports and Leisure, Healthcare and Life Sciences, and Media and Technology, as well as a nationally renowned, award winning Private Client practice.
Accreditations: The firm is Lexel accredited, Investors in People organisation and is credited with the Age Positive Champion Status, a government initiative campaign that promotes non-discriminatory attitudes within the workplace and encourages employers to recruit and train a mixed-age force. The firm was also a founder signatory to the Law Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Charter.