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Ian was admitted as a solicitor in 1983 and joined Lodders in 2011 as a partner in our Stratford upon Avon office. He specialises in estate and tax planning, trusts and wills for owners and trustees of landed estates and for farmers and advises on heritage property. He joined from Birmingham based Martineau where he spent 20 years and was a partner in their Private Client Department. Ian was educated at Malvern College and Exeter University and has a Master’s degree in Agricultural Law from De Montfort University.
He has recently retired as the chairman of the Warwickshire branch of the Country Land and Business Association (CLA), although he remains on the Warwickshire Committee, and was for five years on the taxation committee of the CLA meeting in London. Ian is also on the UK200 Group Agriculture Committee, as well as being a member of the Agricultural Law Association, the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and Solicitors for the Elderly. He is named as a Notable practitioner in the field of Agriculture & Rural Affairs in the lawyer’s guide Chambers and Partners, and has been described in the Legal 500 as “forward thinking and a real asset in meetings with clients” and has also been praised for as “a nice guy who is strong on tax matters.”