DKLM appoints David Semmens as Partner and Head of Private Client

DKLM LLP is delighted to announce the appointment of David Semmens as a Partner and the Head of our new Private Client department.

David was previously the head of private client at a prominent law firm in the West End of London. He advises on all aspects of private client work including trusts, estate planning, wills, on and offshore tax planning, and the administration of estates and property. David qualified as a solicitor in 1979, and has significant experience of working with high net worth individuals, family offices, and entrepreneurs.

Alan Dixon, Managing Partner of DKLM LLP says: “I am delighted to welcome David to DKLM as a Partner and Head of our new Private Client department.  David’s appointment is yet another milestone for DKLM as we continue to expand to new areas of practice to meet the needs of our clients. David brings a wealth of experience having built a substantial reputation as a trusted private client lawyer in the UK, and internationally – most notably with his professional client based in Switzerland.

David will provide bespoke and confidential advice on wills, trusts, estate, and tax planning to our high net worth and celebrity clients; and he will work closely with our corporate, residential and commercial property teams in London, and our associated offices in China.”

Notes for Editors:

DKLM is a commercial London law firm with an international focus. Since the firm was founded in 2004 DKLM has built two additional floors at their Tech City office to meet the demand for their services. The firm has doubled in size in five years, and as DKLM enters its 10th year of successful business it continues to expand by opening a new Private Client department.  

DKLM has a strong expertise in the following areas of practice: commercial property law, corporate law, dispute resolution, employment law, immigration, private client and residential conveyancing.

Strategic Association with Zhonglun W&D Law Firm - In 2012 DKLM entered into a strategic association with one of mainland China’s largest, and most highly regarded, law Firms (Zhonglun W&D Law Firm). The alliance provides our clients and professional contacts with access to over 400 lawyers in 11 associated offices across China and associated offices in Hong Kong, Riyadh, Lyon, Paris, Berlin and Hamburg.

Contact:  Alan Dixon

Managing Partner


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