Private Wealth


Founded fifty years ago, we are one of the leading entertainment law firms. We empower creators and those who work with them, helping to maximise potential and preserve legacies.  Whether your wealth derives from a successful career, the sale of a business, or is inherited, we specialise in protecting it.

Quality Private Wealth Advice

Our estate planning ensures your wealth is structured as tax-efficiently as possible to ensure that it transfers to beneficiaries in a way that reflects your values. Using a will, trust, company structure or lifetime gifts, we’ll ensure that your wealth ultimately passes to the people and causes you wish to benefit.

Drawing upon our extensive expertise and longstanding relationships with clients, we take pride in guiding them towards success. Our comprehensive services include managing renowned posthumous legacies and businesses. We go beyond the surface, investing time to truly understand what matters to you, not just for today but for generations to come.

Many of our clients reside abroad, particularly in the US. We work with trusted advisors worldwide to advise on local inheritance laws, domicile, and tax planning to ensure compliance and tax efficiency across all jurisdictions.

Our specialist advice covers:

  • Wills and Trusts
  • Succession and Tax Planning
  • Estate Administration (Probate)
  • Estate Management
  • Charitable Giving and Philanthropy
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Elderly and Vulnerable Client Services

Notable Experience

  • Guiding an accomplished artist through their estate planning, involving a £100 million estate, and advising on valuable Inheritance Tax (IHT) reliefs
  • Administering a complex £55 million multi-jurisdictional estate, involving intricate negotiations with HMRC to claim Business relief for music assets
  • Providing strategic advice to the trustees of a globally acclaimed music artist’s charitable trust, facilitating secure donations to international charitable foundations
  • Advising a multi-award-winning actress and her husband, a successful film director, on their Wills, estate planning, and Powers of Attorney
  • Drafting and advising on Wills and asset protection for the CEO of a globally recognised music label, with a £230 million estate

Please contact Karl Dembicki on 020 7439 8692 or email karl.dembicki@russells.co.uk to find out how he can help protect your and your family's interests.

Private Wealth Team

Private Wealth Team

Private Wealth Team