Rupert Mead > Forsters LLP > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Forsters LLP
31 HILL STREET
LONDON
W1J 5LS
England

Work Department

Private client.

Position

Partner

Career

Rupert advises on a wide variety of private client matters including the drafting and administration of trusts, drawing up wills and powers of attorney, probate and charity law.  

He specialises in advising the owners of landed estates and other family businesses on capital tax planning and succession issues and has a particular interest in the preservation of heritage property and its exemption from tax. Rupert acts as trustee of a number of significant estates in England and Wales.

Rupert trained at Stephenson Harwood and moved to Forsters on qualification in 2003.  He became a partner in 2011.

Memberships

Law Society; STEP; Country Land & Business Association (CLA); Agricultural Law Association (ALA).

Education

The King’s School, Canterbury; University of St Andrews (1999 MA).

Leisure

History, fishing, shooting and conservation.

Lawyer Rankings

London > Private client > Agriculture and estates

(Leading individuals)

Rupert MeadForsters LLP

London > Private client > Art and cultural property

The versatile team at Forsters LLP has a wealth of experience in acting for collectors, artists, galleries and auction houses in addition to the owners of historic houses. Clients also include globally renowned living artists, as well as private collectors and art institutions with culturally significant assets. Catherine Hill heads the team and is recommended for her work on a range of legacy, succession and taxation issues. Rupert Mead advises the owners of landed estates on a myriad of taxation issues.