Graham is excellent at putting people at ease, and explaining things in clear terms, often in sensitive situations. He has practiced as a solicitor for over 15 years, specialising in a wide spectrum of private client services. He is vastly experienced in drafting wills; both UK and offshore trusts, probate, contentious trusts and probate, tax and estate planning, Court of Protection, deputyship, enduring/lasting powers of attorney.

He acted for a diverse client base encompassing High Net Worths, company directors and non-domiciled individuals, and has worked closely with teams from national firms of accountants, private banks and the private wealth divisions of high street banks.

  • High Net worth’s
  • Company directors
  • Non-domiciled individuals
  • Private banks
  • Private wealth divisions of high street banks
  • Advocacy in the Northern Court of Protection before District Judge Gordon Ashton.
  • Mitigating a 1975 Act claim for an estate worth £47.5 million.
  • Extensive experience in resolving problems with both HM Revenue and Customs and HM Land Registry.


  • Admitted as a solicitor 1997
  • Postgraduate diploma in Notarial Practice, University of Cambridge


Previous Law Firms

  • Owner and Managing Partner, Blackledge and Co
  • Head of Private Client, Royds LLP, London
  • Locum Head of Private Client as a number of London high street firms


Professional Memberships

  • Law Society Private Client Section
  • SFE
  • STEP

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