Barry is a private client lawyer with over 30 years’ experience. His practice focuses on advising high net worth individuals and their families how best to arrange their affairs to best protect and organise them for future generations. This often involves advice on tax planning, wills and trusts (including their planning, creation, administration and winding-up). Barry also deals with the administration of substantial estates, often with an international element.
Throughout his career Barry has acted for a wide range of clients including authors, farmers, entrepreneurs, actors, historians, musicians, fashion designers, magazine editors and theatre producers and in relation to a number of landed estates.
Barry is a registered Trust and Estate Practitioner being a member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (STEP). He has written articles for respected legal journals (including Private Client Business) and the national press.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
Recommended in The Legal 500 2019 for Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate
Included in the Citywealth Leading Lawyers’ List
|2019||Keystone Law | Consultant Solicitor|
|2016 - 2019||Moore Blatch LLP | Partner and Head of Private Client/Wealth|
|2010 - 2016||Berkeley Law Ltd (became part of Irwin Mitchell) | Partner|
|2007 - 2010||Maclay Murray & Spens LLP (now Dentons) | Associate|
|2000 - 2007||Willcox Lewis LLP | Associate|
|1997 - 2000||Shoosmiths LLP | Associate|
|1996 - 1997||Moore Stephens (accountants) | Manager (Tax Consultancy department)|
|1989 - 1996||Willcox & Co (became part of Eversheds) | Assistant Solicitor|
|1989||Qualified as a solicitor|