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On behalf of my siblings, their families and myself, I should like to express our very sincerest thanks to you for you have done for us, helping us overcome all the challenges and obstacles. It has been a pleasure to work with you and learn from your experience and expertise to overcome what at times seemed to be insurmountable obstacles.

Offshore beneficiaries of a trust participating in a valuable property portfolio
About

Robert Craig is a solicitor specialising in wills, trusts, estate planning, probate, charities, and partnership.

He regularly advises private individuals, business people, and well-known authors, artists, and actors on estate planning.

Alongside his estate planning practice, Robert advises clients on partnerships and related disputes, and a wide range of charity law matters, including the formation and operation of charities and non-profit bodies, including cultural, religious, medical, and philanthropic.

Robert gives sound and pragmatic advice to clients without a lot of legal jargon.

Robert is a Fellow of the Institute of Arbitrators and a qualified and experienced mediator. He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, the Charity Law Association, and the Association of Contentious Trust and Probate Specialists.

Recent work
  • Handling the probates and ongoing charitable trusts for two well-known artists.
  • Making estate planning arrangements for two Nobel prize winners.
  • Advising on and drafting a complex will and set of accompanying instructions to the executors for an internationally well-known artist.
  • Setting up disabled person trusts for clients whose children have learning disabilities.
  • Organizing the restructuring of a commercial company, in order to pass shares over to the next generation.
  • Restructuring a limited partnership for an offshore vehicle.
  • Drafting a new limited liability partnership for a specialist firm of accountants.
  • Providing advice to a Parish Council on restructuring a local charitable trust.
  • Converting an unincorporated religious charity into a charitable incorporated organisation.
Did you know
  • Robert is a keen woodturner and the founder of the North London Woodturners' Group. He collects early typography and antiquarian books and loves gardens.
  • Robert was awarded the John Mackrell Prize and Honours in his Solicitors Final Exams.

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