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Patricia Boon

Partner, Private Client

Patricia is a Partner in the Private Client department, working with high net worth individuals and families within and outside the UK, as well as with trust companies, family offices, and private banks.

She regularly assists non-UK domiciled individuals with pre-immigration UK tax advice and works with a range of UK and non-UK based clients, advising on personal tax, trust, succession, and estate planning matters and avoidance of family disputes.

The scope of her work includes advising in relation to inter-generational transmission of wealth, cross-border estate planning, remittance issues, the UK tax treatment of UK resident and foreign trusts (for trustees, settlors, and beneficiaries), as well as on the structuring of, and UK tax implications of acquiring and holding, UK property.

Patricia regularly travels to Asia, where she advises clients on family business succession planning and family governance issues.

Patricia is recognised as a 'Next Generation Partner' in The Legal 500 2023.

She graduated from the University of Oxford in 2007 with a degree in Literae Humaniores and completed the GDL and the LPC at BPP in London.

Patricia joined Forsters with the rest of the Gowling WLG London Private Client team in May 2017. She trained at Gowling WLG's predecessor firm Lawrence Graham LLP, qualifying there in 2013.

Awards and recognitions

My Insights

"Recruiting trainees is a vital part of building the future of the firm.  We look for talented graduates who are motivated to succeed and who have the potential to become our stars of the future"
Emily Holdstock, Partner and Head of Graduate Recruitment