Solicitor at Gardner Leader LLP

Gardner Leader LLP

Jolyon Barton

Solicitor - Partner

SRA ID: 124568

Jolyon (Jo) is a Partner at Gardner Leader and Head of the Inheritance Protection team. Jo advises on wills and estate planning and everything to do with trusts and estate administration. He also has experience in commercial and residential property matters, both in transactional work and in an estate and tax planning context. Jo qualified in 1981 and has previously worked for firms in London and Reading. Jo advises on making Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney and how inheritance tax affects clients and ways in which this can be mitigated. Jo also advises and assists executors and administrators with the administration of estates, completion of inheritance tax returns and applying any relevant IHT exemptions and reliefs, dealing with HMRC and obtaining Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration from the probate registry. Commercial and residential transactions including landlord and tenant matters and acting for landlords and tenants on the grant of leases and renewals and licences. Disposals by way of gift, transfers of equity and declarations of trust between co-owners. Advising parents and grandparents on gifts and loans to family members linked to property transactions and various forms of property trust structures.

White Hart House, Market Place, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5BA

Licensed for 38 years

Practice Areas

Commercial Property, Wills, Trusts & Probate

5.0/5 8 Customer Reviews 8
  • Wills, Trusts & Probate 80%
  • Commercial Property 20%
8 Client Reviews

5.0/5

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  • Services
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February 27, 2020 20200227205203

Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

Friendly and professional, great service from all the team. I would recommend to friends and family.

Solicitor named in this review: Jolyon Barton

A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 09 March, 2020

Thank you for your kind review, I will let both the Inheritance Protection Solicitors in Newbury and Jolyon Barton know.

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February 12, 2020 20200212205203

Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

We were very pleased with the service provided. It was all very new to us.

Solicitor named in this review: Jolyon Barton

A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 16 February, 2020

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you are very happy with the service Jolyon Barton and the Inheritance Protection team provided.

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January 23, 2020 20200123205221

Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

Extremely helpful and very professional, couldn't ask for anything more. Many thanks.

Solicitor named in this review: Jolyon Barton

A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 24 January, 2020

Thank you for leaving such positive feedback, we are so pleased you were happy with the service Inheritance Protection and Jolyon Barton provided.

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Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

GL always listen carefully to advise and deliver the correct outcome. I highly recommend them.

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A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 24 January, 2020

On behalf of Jolyon Barton and the Inheritance Protection team we thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated.

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Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

Our service from Gardner Leader was excellent. The partner concerned was efficient, thoughtful, and understanding.

Solicitor named in this review: Jolyon Barton

A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 24 January, 2020

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the positive feedback you have given us and look forward to working with you in the future.

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November 12, 2019 20191112205201

Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

Gardner Leader continues to provide re-assuring advice in whatever category we require at the time . Thank you!

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A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 28 November, 2019

On behalf of Jolyon Barton and the Inheritance Protection team we thank you for your review it is greatly appreciated.

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Wills, Trusts and Probate

5

My dealings with Gardner Leader were very pleasant and helpful and I recommended them highly.

Solicitor named in this review: Jolyon Barton

A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 06 November, 2019

I am thrilled you had such a positive experience with us, I will be sure to pass your comments onto Jolyon Barton and the Inheritance Protection team.

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5

Gardner Leader are a very professional law firm and in our experience delivered exactly as promised.

Solicitor named in this review: Jolyon Barton

A representative from Gardner Leader LLP responded to this review on 06 November, 2019

Thank you for your review. We appreciate the positive feedback you have given us and look forward to working with you in the future.

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About Jolyon Barton

Jolyon (Jo) is a Partner at Gardner Leader and Head of the Inheritance Protection team. Jo advises on wills and estate planning and everything to do with trusts and estate administration. He also has experience in commercial and residential property matters, both in transactional work and in an estate and tax planning context. Jo qualified in 1981 and has previously worked for firms in London and Reading. Jo advises on making Wills, Trusts and Lasting Powers of Attorney and how inheritance tax affects clients and ways in which this can be mitigated. Jo also advises and assists executors and administrators with the administration of estates, completion of inheritance tax returns and applying any relevant IHT exemptions and reliefs, dealing with HMRC and obtaining Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration from the probate registry. Commercial and residential transactions including landlord and tenant matters and acting for landlords and tenants on the grant of leases and renewals and licences. Disposals by way of gift, transfers of equity and declarations of trust between co-owners. Advising parents and grandparents on gifts and loans to family members linked to property transactions and various forms of property trust structures.

Languages Spoken: English, French

Contact Jolyon Barton

Address

Gardner Leader LLP

White Hart House

Market Place

Newbury

Berkshire



Phone 01635 508080

Website

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LICENSE

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Status

Acquired

Updated

United Kingdom

Currently Registered

02/11/81

17/12/19

We found no instances of professional misconduct for this solicitor

WORK EXPERIENCE

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Name

Duration

SRA-approved manager - Member

Gardner Leader

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