Stephen Dove is head of our Private Client Department and has been with the firm for the whole of his 35 year legal career. He is a member of the firm’s management board and was Managing Partner from 1996 to 2011.
He has wide experience of tax and estate issues, is a member of STEP and is a trained mediator. He acts principally for private clients advising on tax, trusts, wills and inheritance issues and specialises in providing advice to families with complicated business or agricultural interests on tax and the fair division of family assets.
He also acts as Attorney and Deputy for vulnerable or elderly clients, managing their affairs and finances. He is Trustee of a large number of client family trusts and has a particular interest in charity law, having acted as Chairman and Trustee of a number of charities during his career.