Geoffrey Cone and Karen Marshall are the principals of the New Zealand law firm known as Cone Marshall, the firm is an international trusts and tax law firm. Cone Marshall was established in 1999 and is located in Auckland, on the third floor of the Parnell House. In 2005, Prior to joining the law firm, Karen Marshall had lived in London for 10 years where she worked for a law firm in the Commercial Litigation department. Since 2005, she has worked for Cone Marshall and became a principle in 2006. She is now an advisor for statutory trustee companies and has a wide experience of helping to manage trusts in general. Geoffrey Cone has been providing international tax and trust planning since 1980, and has had experience with trust management and trustee services. Cone Marshall has done limited work with international families and advisors by providing assistance with establishing New Zealand partnerships, companies, trusts and providing global tax and wealth planning advice. In a May 2016 article that serves as the Law Firm & Experts Directory, Cone was described as the Quintessential Tax Lawyer. Cone Marshall currently, and always has adhered to the highest principles of trust and tax transparency and has assured their clients have been afforded the most trusted advice of the international trust and tax law.
Cone Marshall has not sought out private clients, but rather provide services for family’s, private banks, attorneys, advisors and other institutions that are situated in areas outside of New Zealand that helps in assisting them with plans involving their own clients. An example of this is that Cone Marshall could help in establishing New Zealand structures, and would provide full local trust, tax, structuring, and succession advice. All enquirers are protected and kept confidential by the legal professional privilege. At Cone Marshall they work in establishing companies, trusts and partners in New Zealand and help in providing global health plans. Cone Marshall has two office locations, in New Zealand and Switzerland, In New Zealand they are located on level 3 of 18 Stanley Street of Auckland Central, Auckland 1010 of New Zealand, in Switzerland they are located at 25 Grand Rue, Geneva 1204 of Switzerland.