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Mark Buckerfield photo, Partner Private Property & Agriculture

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Partner

Taunton

Mark Buckerfield is a partner in Clarke Willmott's Taunton Private Property & Agriculture team specialising in agricultural landlord/tenant matters

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Rod Lloyd-Jones photo, Partner Private Property & Agriculture

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Partner

Taunton

Rod Lloyd-Jones is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Taunton Private Property & Agriculture team specialising in rural property transactions.

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David Maddock photo, Partner Private Capital

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Partner

Taunton

David Maddock is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Taunton Private Capital team specialising in Inheritance Tax and Capital Gains Tax planning.

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Esther Woodford photo, Partner Commercial & Private Client Litigation

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Partner/Solicitor Advocate

Taunton

Esther Woolford is a partner in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Taunton commercial and private client litigation team specialising in agriculture and property

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Tom Chiffers - Private Client Solicitor - Taunton

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Partner

Taunton

Tom is a Partner in Clarke Willmott's Taunton Private Capital team, specialising in inheritance tax and succession planning for private individuals, farmers and other business owners.

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Stuart Thorne photo, Partner Private Capital

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Consultant & Notary Public

Taunton

Stuart Thorne is a Consultant in Clarke Willmott solicitors' Taunton Private Client team specialising in lifetime tax planning and succession issues.

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Industry recognition

Industry recognition for our team

“The team at Clarke Willmott LLP, whose ‘breadth of knowledge is second to none’, is very experienced in advising on general succession issues and inheritance tax and asset protection planning for business owners, entrepreneurs and high-net-worth families.” The Legal 500 2020

“Clarke Willmott is an “excellent firm” in the South West, where it has offices in Taunton and Bristol. The private client team regularly advises wealthy individuals and works closely with farming clients, businesses and landowners.” Chambers UK 2019

“Strong breadth and depth of experience. Certainly towards the top of the mid-size regional firms in the area. Very strong expertise in key regional areas, such as agriculture.” The Legal 500 2020

“Clarke Willmott LLP is ‘excellent in dealing with all aspects of agricultural and estate matters’ and has a sizeable client list that includes the National Farmers Union (a panel appointment for Somerset, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire), Lloyds Banking Group (including AMC) and HSBC.” The Legal 500 2019

“They’re focused and sharp, technically sound and committed to serving the local community.” Chambers 2017

Industry recognition for our people

David Maddock: Ranked Band 1 in Chambers HNW Guide 2020 and described as “[a] lovely chap… really good at client care and relationships.”

Stuart Thorne: Ranked Band 2 in Chambers HNW Guide 2020 and described as “probably the pre-eminent practitioner in Somerset” and “very capable, practical, and a hard worker who has been around for years.”

Tom Chiffers: Ranked as an Up and Coming lawyer in Chambers HNW Guide 2020 and described as “very good on high net worth matters”.

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