James advises on Inheritance Tax planning and Capital Gains Tax mitigation, often working as part of a cross-divisional team to provide bespoke advice on personal tax issues. James has particular experience in advising clients on issues surrounding adult incapacity, including applications for and administration of guardianship orders and continuing and welfare powers of attorney. He provides advice on the creation, use and variation of trusts for asset protection and tax planning purposes, and for charitable causes. He is regularly consulted in relation to the creation and administration of Personal Injury Trusts.
James is a member of The Society of Trust and Executry Practitioners (STEP), the international association of private client practitioners, and is a tutor on the Private Client course for the Diploma in Legal Practice at the University of Glasgow.
"He is very technical and responsive to queries, and has provided a lot of personal support and time in making sure clients are settled and informed. I would certainly rate James Inglis as a high-calibre lawyer."Chambers UK Guide to the Legal Profession
"James Inglis provides very thorough and detailed professional advice. He also has an empathy for his clients' needs. He deals with matters speedily, efficiently and very thoroughly. He is open to discussing, considering and accepting alternative points of view when appropriate. He displays unfailingly good humour and his approach is often complimented by clients.Legal 500
"Strong technically and very personable."Legal 500