Expat Legal Advice
Our expat legal advice and International legal services continue to support the needs of our clients.
At the last count there were over 5 million brits living abroad, Spain tops the list with an estimated 310,000 UK-born people living there in 2017.
We have seen a steady rise in professional service needs for expatriates (expats) living in and out of the UK. Over the last few years we have had clients often needing to be represented both inside the UK and out.
Through our own services and our international connections we have been able to assist our clients with specialist expat legal advice in areas such as Spain, France, Germany, Holland, Cyprus, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, India and the USA, particularly in the following areas:
- Divorce / International Divorce
- Cross border estate planning
- International Family Law
- UK and International Property Law / Real
- Estate Law
- Immigration Law
- Money or Inheritance
- International Business
- International Tax Laws
- International Disputes
- Wills, Trusts and Probate
We are a long-standing member of the IRGlobal network having established relationships with over 130 firms in jurisdictions across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe – meaning we are well equipped to provide international expat legal advice and support that is tailored to your requirements. In 2017 we were awarded ‘Gold’ membership status as recognition of our work within the IR Global network.
We also support our clients’ international requirements by working with like-minded independent law firms around the globe or their existing counsel. We work with firms that share our values and provide expert advice. We have invested considerable resources establishing relationships within our network so that we can be transparent and work without interruption to support your needs.
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We are solicitors in Camberley, Wokingham and London. In 2019, Herrington Carmichael won ‘Property Law Firm of the Year’ at the Thames Valley Business Magazines Property Awards, ‘Best Medium Sized Business’ at the Surrey Heath Business Awards and we were named IR Global’s ‘Member of the Year’. We are ranked as a Leading Firm 2022 by Legal 500 and Alistair McArthur is ranked in Chambers 2021.