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Transcontinental Trusts: Istanbul 2024
2-4 October 2024
InterContinental HotelIstanbul, Turkey

Christopher Cook
Senior Associate at Baker McKenzie


Christopher Cook is a senior associate and solicitor advocate in Baker McKenzie's Global Wealth Management practice. He works closely with financial institutions, ultra-high-net worth individuals and leading entrepreneurial families on a broad range of wealth management matters. Christopher has been awarded CityWealth Lawyer of the Year IFC Category. Christopher has been listed in Private Client Practitioner "Top 35 Under 35" and spoken at numerous conferences including in London, Zurich, Geneva and Monaco.

Christopher advises leading private banks, high-net worth individuals and family-controlled businesses on a variety of areas, including cross-border and general tax planning, life insurance structuring, trusts, succession planning, and business structuring, as well as advising on contentious matters including issues concerning the validity of offshore trust structures, national and international tax investigations and family disputes. Christopher has significant experience in designing and establishing bespoke international asset-holding and wealth management structures including private trust companies, limited partnerships and family offices. Christopher also has experience in advising charities and individuals on philanthropy and not-for-profit matters.

Chambers and Partners notes Christopher is "well reviewed by interviewees, who applaud his knowledge, clear advice and responsiveness." CityWealth Leaders List notes "his depth of knowledge, manner of articulating complex issues and trusted approach with clients is best class."

Agenda Sessions

  • Conflicting outcomes for incapacity in different jurisdictions and how this impacts decision-making and structuring