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Gardner Leader LLP

WHITE HART HOUSE, MARKET PLACE, NEWBURY, RG14 5BA, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01635 508080
Fax:
Fax 01635 521341
DX:
30805 NEWBURY
Email:
Web:
www.gardner-leader.co.uk
Maidenhead, Newbury, Thatcham

Robert Jobson

Tel:
Work 01635 508142
Email:
Web:
www.gardner-leader.co.uk/specialist/robert-jobson/
Gardner Leader LLP

Work Department

Personal tax, trusts and probate and Charities and not-for-profit

Position

Robert is a Partner at Gardner Leader in the Inheritance Protection Team.

Robert advises clients on all aspects of their inheritance planning including trusts, wills, inheritance tax, estate administration and lasting powers of attorney. He specialises in advising clients on trusts and regularly helps clients establish new trusts as well as to administer existing trusts. He frequently acts as professional trustee and executor.

Robert’s role is frequently that of a trusted adviser and he works closely with his clients and other lawyers in Gardner Leader to ensure that the client receives the legal advice they need.

Member

Full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and sits on the committee for the Thames Valley branch as Student Liaison Officer.

Full member of Solicitors for the Elderly (SFE).

Education

BA (Hons), Law, Sheffield Hallam University (1992 – 1996)


South East: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

Within: Personal tax, trusts and probate: Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40

With ‘very capable, experienced and competent staff’, Gardner Leader LLP is recommended for its ‘quick response times’ and ‘personal and friendly touch’. Practice head Jolyon Barton has a broad practice, advising on inheritance tax and capital gains tax mitigation, wills drafting, trust creation, Court of Protection matters and powers of attorney. The ‘very friendly, knowledgeable, calm and excellent with clients’ Robert Jobson advises on all aspects of inheritance planning, and regularly assists with the establishment of new trusts and the administration of existing trusts. Penny Wright has ‘an incredible depth of knowledge and a wealth of experience’, which includes wills, probate, charitable trusts, and complex international estates and domicile issues. Wright and senior associate Niamh Minihane are the key contacts for mental capacity matters. The team was strengthened in 2017 by the hire of senior associates Marie Verney and Richard Mead. Senior associate David Finnerty is noted for his specialism in assisting clients with questions surrounding their digital assets.

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