Kelly is dual qualified as a solicitor and Chartered Tax Advisor and has over 14 years’ experience in succession planning for business owners, international estate planning and dealing with international capacity issues, and as an expert witness on tax issues. Kelly also brings to the firm her specialist experience as one of only 68 solicitors nationwide elected to the Office of the Public Guardian’s national panel of professional deputies.
Kelly sits on the Society of Trust and Estates Worldwide committee (an organisation which is the quality mark of good private client advisors) and regularly provides commentary and responses to government consultations on legislative changes.
Kelly commented; “It is important for me to be part of a firm that shares my aspirations and values. Paris Smith stood to me out for its three pillars – its people, the region and its clients. The firm is committed to the community it supports and laser focused on providing quality, innovative products to its clients. All of which is delivered by its people with professionalism, integrity and respect.”
Kelly joins the team at an exciting time as they grow and develop their tax offering and become the de-facto firm for the region for High Net Worth clients with International, Agricultural and Business ventures and interests.