Matthew Howson is a member of our London office, specialising in BVI and Cayman trust law, general private client and estate planning matters. His clients include individuals and families, trust companies and family offices, as well as institutional clients such as banks.
His current practice includes creating, administering and advising on often complex trust structures. He also drafts wills covering BVI assets, and administers BVI estates. His work invariably has an international and multi-jurisdictional dimension.
Matthew is a full member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He regularly speaks to small and large audiences worldwide about succession planning, and also assists in developing new BVI legislation. He has contributed to publications such as the STEP Journal, Trusts & Estates Law & Tax Journal, Private Client Adviser, and LexisNexis Seminars.
Prior to joining us in 2016, Matthew worked at leading London private client firm Penningtons Manches LLP.
Matthew is recognised as a rising star.Legal 500, 2021
Matthew is recommended in the British Virgin Islands Trusts/Private Client rankings.Legal 500, 2019
Matthew is one of eprivateclient’s Top 35 Under 35.eprivateclient, 2019 & 2020
- England and Wales
- British Virgin Islands
- Kaplan University (LPC)
- BPP University (GDL)
- University of Oxford (MSc)
- University College London (BA)