Lawyer Monthly - Legal Awards 2023

Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2023 Paul Stibbard ESTATE & TRUST LAW LAWYER OF THE YEAR ABOUT PAUL STIBBARD Paul Stibbard is Executive Vice Chair of the Sequent Group (formerly Rothschild Trust) and former Co-Chair of the Global Wealth Management Practice, Baker McKenzie, Solicitors. Paul graduated from Cambridge University (Natural Science and Law) and INSEAD International Business School, Fontainebleau (MBA, Dean’s List). He achieved an Islamic Law Diploma at the Islamic College. Paul specialises in advising families on cross-border tax, trust and succession issues, notably in connection with the transition of familyowned businesses. He lectures extensively on many of these topics, both in the UK and overseas. Paul’s assignments often involve assisting international families with cross-border commercial interests. This would typically concern the creation and maintenance of complex fiduciary structures set up for wealth preservation and require consideration of the requisite legal and tax issues in relevant jurisdictions. Paul is an Academician of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law. He has received a number of awards from various bodies, including Lifetime Achievement Awards from both the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP) and Citywealth. Firm Profile Sequent works with international entrepreneurs and families, and their advisors, to plan, structure and administer their wealth for the long term. Our role is to help our clients organise their wealth, protect it in real terms, and to meet their planning objectives. This typically means passing it on to the next generation. Until 2019 the business that makes up Sequent was part of Rothschild & Co, one of the most respected names in world finance. The trusted values and integrity that have enabled Rothschild to succeed for over 250 years are still at the heart of everything we do. Executive Vice Chairman Sequent Group UNITED KINGDOM 53

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