Carole Cook

Partner, Private Client

Carole advises UK and overseas individuals on tax, trust, estate and succession planning and philanthropic matters. Much of her work has an international element and frequently involves cross-border estate planning and coordinating matters for clients with assets in a number of different jurisdictions.

Her clients include entrepreneurs, non-UK domiciled and non-UK resident individuals, family offices and the owners of landed estates. Carole also advises trustees (both in the UK and elsewhere) on tax matters and in relation to their duties.

Carole is ranked in the Chambers HNW 2021 guide for her work in private wealth law and is also recommended by Citywealth.

Carole joined Forsters as a Partner in 2005 from Nicholson Graham & Jones, where she had been a Partner since 1999.

The Life Cycle of Family Wealth

From growing a business to starting a family or handing over control of that business to the next generation, every individual has their own goals to aspire to. Our Private Wealth lawyers advise our clients throughout this family life cycle, providing the legal advice required for specific transactions such as purchasing a home or selling a business, whilst also advising on the long-term opportunities for succession and estate planning.

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“She's really good. She is really user-friendly and collaborative." Chambers HNW Guide, 2021
"She is an immensely calm and measured person when she is with clients, and her advice is very clear." Chambers HNW Guide, 2020
Forsters LLP’s "lawyers are easily as good and capable as Magic Circle advisers".
The Legal 500 UK