Joe Cobb > JMW Solicitors LLP > Manchester, England > Lawyer Profile

JMW Solicitors LLP
M3 3HG

Work Department

Private Client


Partner & Head of Private Client

Joe joined JMW in July 2019 in the Private Client Department, having spent ten years at Addleshaw Goddard. His expertise relates to providing tax, estate and succession planning to ultra-high net worth individuals, institutional clients and entrepreneurs, with a focus on owner-managed businesses and corporate vehicles. He also has extensive experience advising on trust formation and administration, high value and international estate administration, and contentions trusts and estates.


JMW Solicitors (2019-Present):

Head of Private Client (2021-)

Partner (2019-)

Addleshaw Goddard (2009-2019):


Trainee Solicitor (2009-2011)

Associate (2011-2018)

Managing Associate (2018-2019)


Spanish (conversational)


The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (Full Member)


The University of Manchester, LLB (2005-2008), BPP Law School, LPC (2008-2009)


Foreign travel and plenty of sport!

Lawyer Rankings

North West > Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate

(Next Generation Partners)

Joe CobbJMW Solicitors LLP

JMW Solicitors LLP  advises ultra-high-net-worth individuals on estate planning and succession planning, as well as advising vulnerable clients through Court of Protection work. Matters frequently have a cross-jurisdictional element. Practice head Joe Cobb focuses on inheritance tax mitigation strategies, succession planning, and international estate administration, as well as contentious trusts and estates. Head of the court of protection team Megan Christie-Copeland covers contested deputyship applications and hearings. She works alongside Andrew Cusworth. Paul Gotch departed in November 2021, preceded by Tasnim Khalid  who left in June 2021.