Trevor Cox

Associate Director, Private client tax services

Areas of expertise

Inheritance tax (IHT); estate planning; high-net-worth individuals; non-domiciliaries; ex-pats; UK and offshore trusts.


Trevor has over 30 years’ experience in private client tax, having started out with the Capital Taxes Office. In 1987 he moved to a top ten accountancy practice where he qualified professionally in 1989, before joining Smith & Williamson in 1990.

As well as an 18-month spell working in Smith & Williamson’s Guildford office, Trevor was seconded to the Lloyd’s Equitas project for four months in 1996.

Notable achievements

  • Assisting a senior tax partner in advising a high-profile ex-pat businessman, in conjunction with three firms of external advisers.
  • Acting as co-ordinator between private client tax services (PCTS) and seven other departments in advising Smith & Williamson’s largest Family Client group.
  • Invited by a high-net-worth client to work on tax and trust matters in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

Professional qualifications/memberships

Member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT).

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