Alexander Garden, Partner, Head of Tax and Succession at Turcan Connell
Partner, Head of Tax and Succession
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Alexander Garden is a Partner and Head of Turcan Connell’s Tax and Succession department. He specialises in tax & estate planning for private clients, and charity law. In particular, he advises on issues concerning succession, trusts, taxation (with both UK and international dimensions) and asset protection. Alexander was assumed as a Partner in April 2007. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, having previously been a member of the Council, and Chair of the Scottish Hub Committee and currently sitting on the Succession Taxes sub-committee and Chair of the Scottish Taxes Technical Committee. He is also a Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners, sits on the Law Society of Scotland Tax and Private Client Tax Committee and is accredited as a specialist by the Law Society of Scotland in both Trust Law and Private Client Tax Law.

He speaks regularly at specialist conferences, is co-author of tax annual "Trusts and Estates in Scotland" (Bloomsbury Professional), contributes articles to professional journals including Scottish Private Client Law Review and is a former tutor on the Private Client course of the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Edinburgh.

Alexander is recognised in both Chambers and Legal 500. Chambers notes: “Alexander's knowledge of tax and trust issues is first-rate. He has a sharp intellect and is very efficient”.

Latest posts from Alexander Garden

What is a Trust? - 9th March 2018

The Changing Landscape of Scottish Taxes | Alexander Garden in The Scotsman - 3rd November 2017

Scottish Taxation and Scottish Taxpayers: The Next Instalment - 23rd May 2016

Scottish Taxes and the Smith Commission - 15th December 2014

Tax differences likely whatever the Referendum outcome - 23rd April 2014