Jolyon Barton

Partner and Head of Inheritance Protection Team

T: 01635 508143

E: [email protected]

Jo is a partner at Gardner Leader in the Inheritance Protection team.

Jo’s work includes inheritance tax and capital gains tax mitigation, wills drafting, creating and advising on trusts and their use in tax planning, administration of large and complex estates, court of protection matters and deputyships and lasting powers of attorney.

Commercial and other property matters Jo has dealt with have included property transactions associated with tax planning and trusts, acquisitions and disposals including business premises, farms and residential property, options and development agreements, grant and renewal of commercial leases and property tax considerations.

Before joining Gardner Leader, Jolyon worked for RPC in London and was a partner at Clarks Legal in Reading.

Within the partnership Jo is Inheritance Protection team leader and the firm’s Money Laundering Reporting Officer.

The recent Legal 500 (2016) rankings quoted Jo as being a ‘key contact’ in commercial property.

Relevant work experience

Some of Jo’s recent work includes:



Qualified: 1981 Joined: 2002

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Jolyon Barton
Partner and Head of Inheritance Protection Team