Karen Methold

Partner - Head of Wealth Planning

LLB (Hons)

Areas of ExpertiseTax planning, with particular emphasis on offshore trusts and corporate structures.
CareerKaren joined Rooks Rider Solicitors in 1986 and became Head of Wealth Planning in 2011
EducationUniversity of Exeter- LLB (Hons) College of Law, Guildford -Solicitors Practice Course Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners – Full Member
Professional Highlights

Karen regularly travels to Switzerland, the Chanel Islands, Isle of Man, Far East, Dubai and India. She regularly presents on her specialisms and is often asked to carry out inhouse training and seminars both in the UK and abroad.

Karen joined the firm in 1986 and has over 30 years of experience dealing with the needs of families in the UK and overseas.


Karen works with a wide range of clients, specialising in providing tax advice to individuals and families investing in and/or moving to the  UK and to those leaving the UK or investing overseas. She assists clients with the setting up of tax efficient structures both onshore and offshore and advises a number of UK resident non domiciled individuals on their tax position in the UK. Karen also advises Trustees of  and families with existing structures on the ever changing and expanding face of taxation in the UK. The tax advice which Karen provides extends to advice on Stamp Duty and Stamp Duty Land Tax, as well as the other UK tax implications of holding Real Estate in the UK.