John advises private individuals. He is an experienced tax and estate planning specialist, with particular expertise in inheritance tax and capital gains tax. John's work includes complex will drafting, advising on the creation, administration and winding-up of all types of trust, and the associated taxation implications and estate administration. He is particularly experienced in working with high-net-worth entrepreneurs and the agricultural community.
John is also a trustee of a number of sizeable private charities. Professional memberships include the Law Society Private Client Section and the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
Please note: The experience list above may include examples of work completed prior to joining Keystone Law.
“excellent trusts adviser”
Legal 500 2013
“ … administratively excellent and the clients really like him”
Chambers & Partners 2012
Legal 500 2011
“ … exceptional breadth of knowledge”
Legal 500 2009
Law Society Probate Advisory Committee 1996–1997
Law Society Probate Sector Executive National Committee 1997–2008, Chairman 1999–2001
Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners 1993–to date
|2013||Keystone Law | Consultant Solictor|
|2010-2013||Shakespeares | Partner|
|2002-2010||Berryman | Partner|
|1991-2002||Warren & Allen | Solicitor then Partner|
|1986-1991||Browne Jacobson | Solicitor|
|1986||Qualified as a Solicitor|