Richard Moyse from law firm Boodle Hatfield has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
The award was made on 15 September in recognition of Richard’s widely admired judgement, objective advice and client care skills.
The Judges said, “Richard Moyse is an almost legendary figure in the private client world, who over 40 years of practice, combined commitment to his clients, and their individual demands, with wise and balanced advice.”
Commenting on the award Richard Moyse said: “I am extremely proud to have won the lifetime achievement award. I am delighted that, as is reflected in the success of STEP, private client matters, and especially the international aspects, are now regarded as of primary importance to the professions.”
Richard specialises in UK and international capital tax planning for individuals, trustees and business, is known for his intellect and great knowledge of the private wealth world. Succession, asset protection and heritage property are all part of his practice area. He also has considerable expertise in trusts, probates and conflict of Laws and acts as an expert witness.
In addition to his membership of STEP, Richard is recent past President of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law, a member of the Capital Taxes Sub-Committee, and was a founding member of the Solicitor’s Tax and Revenue (STAR) Group.
Richard contributes widely to technical journals and lectures extensively in the UK and abroad. An Oxford University graduate who joined Boodle Hatfield in 1973, he was Senior Partner from 1999-2004.