Nick Mendoza works with high-net-worth clients on estate planning. This includes the administration of complex estates, often with multi-jurisdictional elements.
Nick helps clients achieve their estate and succession planning aims. He has a broad client base, including entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals from the property and entertainment industries. He is a lawyer in Howard Kennedy's Private Wealth team.
Working together with his clients, Nick assists them to develop and implement tax efficient succession planning strategies. This often involves coordinating a number of elements, including tax efficient lifetime giving, the creation and use of trusts as a vehicle for longer term succession planning, and the preparation of tax efficient Wills.
Nick also acts on the administration of multi-million pound estates, which typically cover multiple jurisdictions. He is regularly appointed as the lead lawyer in multi-jurisdiction estates, coordinating with lawyers and professionals in other countries to make the administration of the estate a seamless and streamlined experience for the client.
And in the event of a death, Nick works closely with families on post-death tax planning.
Nick's practice also includes managing a number of family trusts, as well as providing standalone advice and assistance to trustees. He advises trustees on a range of issues, including the proper exercise of trustees' duties and powers, the simplification of complex trust structures, tax mitigation opportunities and the orderly termination of trusts.
Nick is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.