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Senior Lawyer & Chartered Tax Executive
Head of Wills, Trusts & Probate


Steve Meredith

Wills, Trusts & Probate Team

About Steve Meredith

Steve studied law at Trinity College, Oxford. After a short stint as an officer in the Royal Navy, he qualified as a Solicitor in 1992 at Veale Wasbrough (now Veale Wasbrough Vizards) a leading Bristol firm.

In 1995, he became a member of the Institute of Taxation (“CTA”) which is a qualification relatively few Solicitors possess. As well as this, Steve is a member of the highly-reputed Society of Estate and Trust Practitioners (“STEP”). After leaving Bristol, Steve joined Gabb & Co Solicitors in Abergavenny in 1995 and became a partner and Head of their Private Client team (PCD) in 1998. In 2010 under Steve’s leadership Gabb & Co’s PCD was rated in the top 25 in the UK. In 2012, he set up his own tax consultancy firm.

Steve joined W Davies in September 2018 – and a short time later assumed the responsibilities of Head of its Private Client Department.

Steve has specialised in estate planning and trust work for over 20 years. He has particular expertise in advising businessmen and farmers in maximising the business and agricultural tax reliefs available to them. He covers the full range of private client work including: Wills, Probate work and Lasting Powers of Attorney, in addition to his specialist tax advisory work.

When not working, Steve spends most of his time running around after his 4 children and enjoys cricket (MCC member) horse racing, chess and jazz.

Contact Details

Email Steve: sxm@wdavies.com

Telephone: 01483 744900

Steve’s areas of practice include:

  • Wills
  • Tax planning (for both moderate and high net worth estates)
  • Trust work
  • Probate
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney.
 

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