Trusts: still protecting assets and keeping IHT at bay

The concept of the trust – a legal arrangement which permits someone to hold and manage the assets for the benefit of others – was first conceived as long ago as the Middle Ages, yet its myriad functions remain relevant and useful to this day.

Thrings private client partner, Jim Sawer, a specialist in providing practical and cost-effective tax and succession solutions for businesses and families, talks to Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Today about the historic uses of trusts, their relevance today and the misplaced notion that ‘English law’s greatest invention’ is primarily a tax-saving device.

Read Jim’s article here.

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