Probate and Cross-Border Estate Administration

The South Korean Legislature appoints Stone King to advise on charity legacy taxation

Stone King has been appointed to advise the South Korean Legislature on charity legacy taxation in a cross-border context.

Daniel Harris, Partner and Head of Stone King’s International & Cross-Border team, flew to Seoul on June 24 to make a presentation as a keynote speaker at the National Assembly conference hall.

His presentation was later followed by more detailed meetings with government advisors and academics.

“We are honoured to have been invited to advise on such an important issue,” said Daniel.

New appointment joins Stone King’s International & Cross-Border team

An increasing number of individuals in the UK with overseas assets has led to Stone King strengthening its International and Cross-Border team with the appointment of solicitor Harriet Burt.

Harriet studied law through the Open University and graduated with a First. She completed her Legal Practice Course at the University of the West of England and joins Stone King from Rutters.

National law firm Stone King secures major hires and announces raft of partner promotions

Stone King is delighted to announce that Julian Blake, formerly joint head of Charity and Social Enterprises at Bates Wells Braithwaite, and commercial property lawyer Caroline Taylor, formerly partner at Michelmores LLP, have joined the national law firm as partners. The firm has also made five new partner promotions across the business.

Michael King retires from Stone King after guiding the law firm for more than 40 years

After more than four decades with Stone King, having been instrumental in its growth and prosperity, Michael King is bidding a fond farewell and retiring from the national law firm.

Michael has led Stone King’s Charity & Social Enterprise Group, been Senior Partner and Chairman and been instrumental in driving the firm’s growth in London, having established its first office there in 1990.

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