Birketts celebrates appointment of new Partner to Private Client Team


08 January 2021

Birketts has appointed Deborah Carrivick as a Partner in its renowned Private Client Team.

Regarded as a Leading Individual for Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate in the Legal 500 2021 rankings, Deborah is an industry-leading lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience of delivering practical, reliable advice for international clients searching for the best solutions to their private property, tax planning and family matters. Deborah will be joining one of Birketts’ most experienced divisions, with dozens of services available to clients seeking to manage their personal wealth.

With a history of working with clients from across the globe, Deborah has an extensive understanding of UK tax laws, the tax implications of being UK resident and of owning assets in the UK and advising on domicile issues and the UK taxation of offshore trusts and companies. She also advises international trust companies and financial institutions on trust and governance matters.

Commenting on Deborah’s appointment Louise Long, Partner and Head of Private Client, said: “I am delighted to welcome Deborah to the firm and our team and I am certain her invaluable experience will be a great asset for our clients.

Our Private Client Team is the perfect example of the ‘full-service’ offering at Birketts, with the skillsets of our lawyers ready to address the precise needs of each client. Deborah’s unparalleled understanding of UK tax laws and their impact on international clients are key to finding the most appropriate solutions for many of those overseas.”

Deborah added: “I’m thrilled to be joining a firm as highly-regarded as Birketts and look forward to collaborating with colleagues to continue to grow this fantastic practice and to offer the highest standard of advice and assistance to all of our clients”

Deborah will be based at Birketts’ London office and will also assist colleagues across the Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich and Norwich offices.