Private client tax specialist William Hancock joins Collyer Bristow

Collyer Bristow has recruited experienced international private client tax specialist William Hancock from Speechly Bircham, where he has been a partner since 1999.

Hancock is the latest in a series of partner-level hires to join the firm in recent months. His appointment commenced on 17 March 2014.

Hancock advises a range of wealthy individuals, trusts, private banks and family offices on the establishment and ongoing administration of estate planning structures.

In 2012, he was seconded to Switzerland for a period of 12 months to assist with establishing a new private client office in Zurich.

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