Associate, Chartered Tax Advisor
International | Private Client | Wills, Trusts and Estates
François is an Associate (Chartered Tax Consultant) in RWK Goodman’s Private Client team in London. He joined the firm in December 2022.
François first studied law in France and Spain. He then obtained a master’s in tax law from the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a second master’s from King’s College London. He holds the Graduate Diploma in Law from the University of Law and the Advanced Diploma in International Taxation from the Chartered Institute of Taxation. François finally qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 2020.
Prior to joining RWK Goodman, François’s previous roles included tax advisor in a private wealth team at a London law firm, senior tax consultant in a well-known accountancy firm, and tax advisor in a tax and wealth management firm.
François area of expertise is cross-border private client matters, with specific focus on French and UK taxation, including residence and domicile analysis, tax and estate planning, trust and life insurance taxation.
Recent transactions on which François advised include:
- French and UK tax and estate planning in relation to UK resident and UK domiciled individuals looking to move to France in the next five years
- Advising a UK business owner moving to France
- Tax advice in relation to the acquisition of French real estate
- Advising non-UK domiciled individuals in relation to the remittance basis of taxation and offshore trusts
François is a Chartered Tax Adviser and an International Tax Affiliate of the Chartered Institute of Taxation.