"I always find Gardner Leader very helpful and understanding."Client of Jolyon Barton
Head of Inheritance Protection Team
Jolyon (Jo) is a Partner at Gardner Leader and Head of the Inheritance Protection team.
Jo advises on wills and estate planning and everything to do with trusts and estate administration. He also has experience in commercial and residential property matters, both in transactional work and in an estate and tax planning context. Jo qualified in 1981 and has previously worked for firms in London and Reading.
Jo advises on making Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney and how inheritance tax affects clients and ways in which this can be mitigated.
Jo also advises and assists executors and administrators with the administration of estates, completion of inheritance tax returns and applying any relevant IHT exemptions and reliefs, dealing with HMRC and obtaining Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration from the probate registry. Jo also advises and acts as a trustee of a number of trusts for clients.
In addition to Jo’s above expertise Jo also has experience and knowledge in property related estate planning.
Jolyon Barton qualified in 1981.