Law Offices of
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Providing discreet bespoke guidance on U.S./international tax,
trust, estate, succession and philanthropic planning

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Areas Of Practice

International tax, trust, estate, succession and philantropic planning, including:

Creating and reorganising international trust foundation and company structures
Family governance and succession planning
Expatriation planning for U.S. citizens and green card holders
Cross border philanthropic and charitable planning, including dual-qualified charities and private foundations
Voluntary disclosures, and advice resolving outstanding U.S. tax liabilities
U.S. tax and estate planning incident to divorce
Planning with works or art, antiques and other collectibles
U.S. aspects of trust and estate administration
Tax-efficient investments including investments in U.S. real property


Suzanne M. Resiman

Suzanne is a US/international private client and philanthropy lawyer based in London. She is admitted to practice law in the State of New York. She is a member of the Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners, the International Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, Philanthropy Impact and the Council on Foundations.

Suzanne's practice was named Boutique Firm of the Year 2018/19 by the Society of Trust & Estates Practitioners. Suzanne is designated as a top recommended tax lawyer by Spears and is recognised for her expertise in Chambers & Partners (HNW Guide) and other indices. She was a co-chair of the STEP Global Philanthropy Special Interest Group and was previously chosen as Citywealth's Woman of the Year.

Selected Speaking Engagements

2023 — STEP Arabia: Middle East Family Business and Family Governance Business
2023 — Opal European Private Wealth Summit (Governance and Planning for the Next Generation)
2023 — Thoughtleaders4: Transatlantic Tax and Estate Planning (Achieving Tax Efficient Philanthropy and Charitable Giving)
2023 — Thoughtleaders4: Wealth Life Middle East
Kuala Lumpur
2023 — STEP Malaysia seminar: Succession And Tax Considerations For Malaysians With U.S. Beneficiaries Or Assets
2023 — STEP Singapore Symposium: What's next after the family office?
2022 — STEP Global Congress (The Evolution of Philanthropy)
2021 — STEP Arabia
2019 — STEP Asia

Selected Recent Publications

Law stated as of date of publication
Rost v USA – Is It a Trust?Chambers and Partners, Global Practice Guide – Private Wealth 2022 (15th December 2022)
Eyes on the PRIsSuzanne M Reisman, STEP Journal (Vol 30 Iss 1), pp.56-57
DIFC and ADGM Foundations A U.A.E./U.S. PerspectiveIsmael Hajjar, Midya Omar and Suzanne M. Reisman, Trust Quarterly Review (Vol 17 Iss 2), pp.31-36
Articles of FaithDiana Hamade and Suzanne M. Reisman, STEP Journal (Vol 27 Iss 1), pp.50-51
Should I Stay or Should I Go? International families, U.S. Taxpayers and the Question of ExpatriationPractical Law Global Guide 2018


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Law Offices of Suzanne M. Reisman
5 Bolton Street
Tel. +44 (0) 20 3036 0088

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New York

Law Offices of Suzanne M. Reisman
Two Park Avenue
20th Floor
New York
New York 10016
Tel. +1 (212) 880 1510