May 2, 2019

Richard Cassell

Author National Philanthropic Trust

Richard Cassell is Of Counsel in the private client and tax group at Withers, based in London, having been a partner there for over 15 years and previously a partner at another major US law firm.


Mr. Cassell advises on US and international tax and trust and estate planning, with clients based in Europe and the US. He specialises in US tax strategies for individuals, international trusts and closely held business structures. Mr. Cassell devotes a significant part of his practice to cross-border philanthropy and pioneered the use of dual qualified charitable structures.


Mr. Cassell was educated at University College London and qualified as a solicitor before moving to the US and attending the University of Pennsylvania Law School and has practiced in Washington DC and London. He is admitted as a solicitor in England, as a member of The District of Columbia and US Tax Court Bars.


Mr Cassell is a trustee of several charitable trusts and a school governor and is a former trustee of Philanthropy Impact, a membership group for charities and their advisors.