Tim Galloway


Tim is "the go-to lawyer of choice in East Anglia".

Chambers HNW [UK 2018]


Tim qualified as a Solicitor in November 1996 and joined Birketts in 2006. He is a Partner and Head of our Private Client Advisory Team.

Tim deals with UK and international succession and tax planning, involving wills, trusts, probate and foundations for business-owning and agricultural families, with a particular emphasis on cross border and multi-jurisdictional wealth and estates. He covers the areas of London and East Anglia as well as having a portfolio of international clients who are based worldwide.

His clients are frequently wealthy individuals and their businesses, as well as banks and trust companies. They often have an offshore connection either through citizenship, marriage or asset ownership with the USA, Europe and Caribbean and Far East jurisdictions.

Tim is based at our Chelmsford office.

Other Information

Tim sits on the Law Society’s Capital Taxes Sub Committee and is also a member of the Society of Trust and Estates Practitioners.

Tim is ranked in band 1 by Chambers HNW [UK 2018] and Chambers [UK 2019]. Interviewees describe him as "the go-to lawyer of choice in East Anglia" and "extremely knowledgeable in all areas he practises". A commentator describe him as "an excellent, consummate professional who is very aware of the complexities of matters and is sensitive in dealing with people and achieving clients' needs," adding: "He is a safe pair of hands, and has a high profile. If I had a complex issue, I would go to him".

In previous editions, sources note that Tim is "a lovely gentleman,” and "commentators value his experience, talent and common-sense approach". He is praised for "building client relationships and providing high-quality advice" and being "a real beacon of knowledge and support".

Tim is recommended by Legal 500 [UK 2020] and listed in the elite Leading Individuals list of lawyers nationwide. In previous editions he has been described as "technically strong and personable".

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