Our Signature Events

International Private Client Forum

Join us for our annual gathering of leading international private client lawyers from around the world

November 13 - 16, 2024
Villa d'Este

Trust & Estates Litigation Forum

Join us for the Trust & Estates Litigation Forum 2025, held at La Mamounia, Morocco

February 05 - 07, 2025
La Mamounia

Private Client Forum Americas

Join us for the Private Client Forum Americas 2025 at Banyan Tree, Playa Del Carmen

March 12 - 14, 2025
Banyan Tree

Charles Gothard


Charles specialises in advising international families and entrepreneurs as well as the family offices, trust companies and other institutions helping them. His work often relates to their estate planning, structures (whether trusts, foundations or other vehicles), philanthropy and personal affairs. This frequently involves complex and innovative international tax and estate planning, co-ordinating advice from advisers in different jurisdictions and often in situations with little or no UK connection. He also regularly advises foreign residents on the most tax efficient way to structure UK investments or a move to the UK. Charles also has significant experience of contentious UK and international trust and probate work – resolving disputes between trustees or executors and beneficiaries, acting for either side. Charles heads the firm’s family office group and is country partner for Switzerland so has overall responsibility for Macfarlanes' relationships in Switzerland.
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Membership Benefits

Strengthen Cross-Border Relationships

Our network spans over forty jurisdictions worldwide, hosting events across four continents to maximize international delegate attendance and cross-border collaboration.

Meeting of Minds

Tap into the collective wisdom of the best practitioners in the private wealth industry. Our events prioritise member-driven content and collaboration, ensuring relevance and timeliness.

Generate Referrals

Central to a private wealth department's success is the development of business through referrals. Our community gatherings and Directory are designed to share case studies and connect with peers for potential client referrals.

Diverse Community

We champion diversity within our network, hosting annual events like the women’s day brunch and constantly seeking to amplify diverse voices and perspectives in our agenda.

Upcoming Events
January 22, 2025

Private Client Global Strategy Forum

March 27, 2025
Guarda Val

Private Client Exchange Switzerland

October 03, 2024
Chateau Saint-Martin & Spa

Private Client Exchange France

October 23, 2024
Beach Bar at Soho Beach House

An Evening With Friends Miami

October 23, 2024
The Lygon Arms

Minds of the Future

Join the Private Client Network

Step into a world where unparalleled professional growth meets the luxury of global connectivity. Join the Global Elite or Excellence networks today and immerse yourself in our vibrant, global community. Engage with the foremost private client lawyers and wealth management professionals in stunning locales across the globe.


Tina Wüstemann

Private Client Global Elite events are always going to be fantastic! The team are very warm and welcoming, and always set the tone for an unforgettable experience from the very beginning by fostering a welcoming atmosphere that is great for meeting friends old and new. They are always centered on shared learning and collaboration, as well as building relationships with wonderful people.

Dakis Hagen KC

The Private Client Global Elite organise conferences, networks and events of the very highest quality in the private client sphere. They are faultlessly well-organised, hosted in the most appealing locations, and they attract eminent practitioners from around the world, such that the content is always diverse, stimulating and cutting-edge. It has been a particular pleasure for me to work with them over the years and I thoroughly recommend their programme to anyone (from any jurisdiction) who is involved in private client matters, whether they be contentious or non-contentious lawyers, fiduciaries, accountants or other experts.

Fiona Poole

I cannot speak highly enough of the team at ALM - Private Client Global Elite. Their attention to detail and meticulous planning of international events, conferences, exchanges, dinners and so much more, is second to none. They have a clear vision and ensure each and every event is perfectly executed with fantastic facilitators and cutting-edge topics, and with more than a touch of humour and personal sparkle, which makes the experience even more special. It is the individual people in the team at ALM that makes PCGE such a unique offering. The crème de la crème of global private client advisers brought together by the crème de la crème of global event organisers!