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Jonathan Burt nominated in Citywealth’s Magic Circle Awards 2017


Jonathan Burt, a partner in our Private Client department, has been shortlisted for the “Career Achievement Award” in Citywealth’s 2017 Magic Circle Awards.

Jonathan qualified as a solicitor in 1996. Prior to joining Harcus Sinclair in 2012, Jonathan spent four years as a managing director in Barclays’ wealth and investment management division. He led Barclays’ key clients and family offices proposition for wealth advisory, the bank’s tax, trusts and insurance group. 

Prior to that, Jonathan was a solicitor at Baker & Mckenzie, where he worked for seven years. He was a partner there from 2004 until he joined Barclays in 2008.

Jonathan primarily advises clients who have cross-border interests, assets and families, drawing on his extensive experience of international private client matters. He has particular experience advising UK resident non-domiciled clients, families based in the Middle East and Africa, and US citizens who live outside America. His core specialisms are UK tax, international trusts and wealth structuring, and advising trustees and beneficiaries on existing trust or foundation structures. 

Citywealth selected Jonathan as one of the “Top 20 Men in Private Wealth Management List” in 2010 and nominated him for “Outstanding Individual of the Year” in 2011.  He has featured in the Citywealth Leaders List since 2006.

In 2010, he was included in Citywire’s “Top 40 Under 40” wealth managers.  Whilst he was at Baker & McKenzie, Jonathan was ranked in the list of top 20 advisers for international private banking in the 2007 Chambers Global Guide.

Jonathan was nominated as the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners’ “Trusted Advisor of the Year” in 2015.

The winners of Citywealth’s Magic Circle Awards 2017 will be announced on 10 May 2017, at a ceremony hosted by former England rugby captain Matt Dawson, held at the Rosewood Hotel.

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