"It is essential that you listen. Really listen. Many clients have an outcome they want to achieve but they simply do not know how to get there. That often leads to families not facing up to those challenging circumstances."

Russell-Cooke's head of the Family Office group and private client partner Rebecca Fisher spoke to Citywealth about intergenerational transfer of wealth, the pandemic and how families should approach difficult conversations.

Leaders List Interview: 60 seconds with Rebecca Fisher, Russell-Cooke is available to read on the Citywealth website. 

Rebecca is a partner in the private client group advising families and individuals on all aspects of private client law including wills, estate planning, administration of estates, trusts and powers of attorney.

She regularly advises clients including entrepreneurs, business owners and multi-generational family businesses on succession planning, with particular focus on inheritance tax and capital gains tax planning. Rebecca fully understands the unique challenges that family businesses face.