Mike is an SRA Regulated Partner in the Trusts and Estates team and qualified in 2008.
Mike advises on all aspects of non-contentious work for private clients, particularly specialising in providing strategic inheritance tax and succession planning advice to entrepreneurs, family and rural businesses and landed estates.
This includes advising on wills, trusts and other wealth structuring such as family investment companies and family partnerships.
Mike advises business owners on pre and post-business sale estate planning including utilising inheritance tax and capital gains tax reliefs, as well as employee ownership trusts.
He also advises landowners on their estate planning in relation to strategic land opportunities such as residential property development and solar leases.
Mike previously worked as a partner at a large regional practice, heading up their tax and succession team. He works with clients across the south of England and further afield. Mike is valued by his clients for his ability to provide clear and straightforward advice on often complex matters, as well as for taking time to understand their individual needs and those of their families. Mike is a recommended lawyer in the Legal 500.