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Phillip Bolton

Partner & Head of Private Wealth

Office Location

Corsham

Specialism

Private Wealth

Get to know me...

About Phillip Bolton

I studied at BBP Law School in London following which I completed my legal training and qualified at a London firm. Following my qualification, I moved to a well-regarded regional practice before joining Goughs in May 2013. I joined Goughs as a Solicitor and rapidly progressed to Associate and then Partner in 2016.

I am a Partner and Head of the Private Wealth Team at the firm. My practice encompasses all aspects of private client work, with a particular interest in complex Wills, wealth preservation, tax mitigation, and estate planning. I have also had significant experience in advising on agricultural and farming estate planning matters.

I am also a Legal 500 recommended lawyer, the Partner in charge of the Corsham office, and the Deputy Head of the Private Client Department.

What I like about working for Goughs

I very much enjoy being a Partner at Goughs. My role enables me to spend time advising clients on interesting and complex private client matters. I also have significant management responsibilities and I enjoy assisting my colleagues with their work and mentoring junior members of the firm. I really enjoy taking part in the day-to-day management of the firm.

Accreditations / certifications / panel representation:

Legal 500 recommended solicitor

Student member of the Society of Trusts & Estate Practitioners (STEP)

Fully accredited member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE)

Member of the Law Society Private Client Section

A Dementia Friend

Specialisms:

I have particular expertise in advising high-net-worth individuals in relation to their estate planning.

I have significant experience in advising farming and agricultural clients.

I regularly advise clients on estate planning matters in relation to land development.

As such, I am the Head of the Private Wealth Team and also a member of the Farming and Rural Land, and Housebuilding and Land Development Teams.

Greatest Achievement

I was very pleased to be made a Partner at Goughs reasonably quickly after actually joining the firm. On a personal level, I am very pleased to be surviving having two children under the age of 2!

Supported by...

I am kindly supported by Natasha Cabral, who can be contacted via natashacabral@goughs.co.uk.

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