Julia Ramsden Gunduz

Counsel, Private Client

Julia is Counsel in Forsters Private Client team, specialising in advising international high net worth individuals and their families on their estate and wealth planning strategies. This includes developing and implementing complex cross-border structures, taking into account international tax planning considerations, domicile, the conflict of laws, forced heirship and asset protection issues.

She has extensive experience of advising trustees and financial institutions, both from a contentious and non-contentious angle, on tax and trust related issues arising in connection with such structures. She also advises them on global regulatory and exchange of information initiatives, tax regularisation and disclosure facilities, as well as legislative changes in the UK.

Julia joined Forsters with the rest of the Gowling WLG London Private Client team in May 2017. She qualified as a Solicitor in 2004. In 2011, she moved from Baker & McKenzie LLP to an in-house advisory position at Credit Suisse Trust AG in Zurich, before joining Gowling WLG's predecessor firm Lawrence Graham LLP in 2013.

Julia is a native German speaker.

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