The past few years have seen an ‘almost frenetic pace of change’ in tax legislation, especially affecting foreign investors investing in UK residential property. But specialist partner Piers Master reckons we’ve now reached a period of calm. ‘Next year, I doubt there’ll be very many more changes,’ he says, adding that he already sees clients moving away from residential property towards the commercial side. The head of the international private wealth division acts for a wide range of HNWs, from ruling family members to billionaires from the Middle East and Russia. His niche expertise in tax-related immigration law is also popular: ‘The demand for joined-up tax and immigration advice for investor visas is increasing,’ he says.