Eric Williams is a Chartered Tax Advisor and National Head of Private Client for Grant Thornton UK. He has been named by the leading UK "Private Client Practitioner" publication as one of the "50 most Influential" in both their 2012 and 2013 surveys of Private Client Practitioners in the legal, accountancy and banking sectors and he also leads the firms Birmingham Entrepreneur and Private Client team which in 2007 won the LexisNexis tax team of the year award in the "High Net Worth Client" category.
Eric has specialised in advising private and entrepreneurial clients for over 30 years and has established a particular specialism in the fields of Estate Planning, Inheritance Tax and Entrepreneurial Business structuring both for companies and their shareholders. He has advised many entrepreneurial businesses on acquisitions and disposals and he also specialises in advising non-UK domiciliaries, as regards tax planning involving offshore trusts and corporate structures generally. He speaks widely on these areas, both internally and externally. "
Eric's expertise covers:
- Tax and wealth management for wealthy individuals and their families
- Inheritance Tax planning and Trust advice
- Non-UK Domiciled clients
- Entrepreneurial Corporate Tax advice, including M&A work
- Serious Tax Investigations
- Matrimonial and Divorce work