Iain Aitken


Iain is a Senior Associate in Trowers & Hamlins' Private Wealth and Tax department, having joined the firm in 2017, and is based in the firm's London office.  

He helps clients to achieve their family succession goals, often in connection with complex estates, family businesses or where there are assets situated in a number of countries. Structuring using trusts and companies as a way of preserving wealth and passing it to the next generation is one of his key strengths. Iain also advises individuals and families looking to invest in the UK, dealing with residence and domicile issues and helping to structure transactions in a pragmatic and tax-efficient way, taking into account family circumstances and the legal landscape.

Iain is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners, a global professional association for practitioners who specialise in family inheritance and succession planning, and regularly works with other advisers based around the globe.

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