Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has strengthened its private wealth practice with the addition of Michael Rutili. He joins as a partner based in the firm’s London office.
Rutili is a trusted adviser to numerous entrepreneurial European private clients, their families and businesses. He has experience advising on a wide range of UK and international matters involving tax, estate planning and succession issues. A multilingual lawyer, Rutili speaks French, Italian and Spanish. He joins the firm from Withers LLP.
Jenny McKeown, head of employment, pensions and private wealth, Stephenson Harwood, said: “adding Michael’s extensive experience advising continental European clients will bring a new dimension to our team’s capabilities, and his understanding of European regimes is a rare find among English private wealth lawyers. As we continue to build our international private wealth team, the addition of Michael’s skillset will further enhance the support we can provide our clients.”
The Stephenson Harwood multi-disciplinary global private wealth team advises individuals, their families and trustees on a wide range of matters (both contentious and non-contentious), with a particular focus on complex international structuring, especially where a family business or corporate structure is involved.