Maitland expands private client legal team

20 July 2011 Maitland
Paula Bagraim

Paula Bagraim

Maitland, the international wealth services firm, has expanded its multi-jurisdictional legal team with some top hires in London and Cape Town.

Hed Amitai has been appointed as a partner in London. A highly-regarded private client specialist, he joins Maitland fromPricewaterhouseCoopers Legal where he set up and led the private wealth structuring department. Prior to that, he held the position of partner at several other well-known London law firms.

Bob Harland, a Chartered Accountant and tax expert, joins the London private client team of Maitland from Grant Thornton as Senior Counsel – Tax and Trust. He has over 20 years’ experience in private client work with a focus on offshore structures and LLPs, high net worth individuals and landed estates. He was previously partner at PWC for 14 years.|

Paula Bagraim has been appointed as a partner in Cape Town focusing on private client work with a specialty in tax. She was previously a Director at Stonehage for which she created and developed a national tax advisory practice in South Africa.

Steve Georgala, CEO of Maitland, said: “Maitland lawyers have made a name for themselves over some 30 years as cross-border specialists. These recent appointments, with more to come, signal our intention to continue leading the way in providing wealth services to our international base of private and corporate clients.”
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