Ben Smith


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Ben is an associate solicitor in our Tax & Trusts team. 

He studied law and politics at Cardiff University and completed his Legal Practice course (with LLM) at the University of Law. He began his training contract with Wilsons in September 2015 and completed seats in Probate & Estate Administration, Will & Trusts Disputes, Tax & Trusts and Farms & Estates.

Ben qualified as a solicitor in September 2017. He advises a broad range of clients on their tax and estate planning, partnerships, trusts, succession and wills. Ben has a particular interest in Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), owner managed businesses and the interplay between the commercial and private client sectors, Ben is also interested in the way changing technology is influencing the legal profession.  

Ben is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and is currently studying for the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification.

In his free time he enjoys travelling, live music and is a keen runner. Ben is currently attempting to run all six major marathons and has so far completed London, Chicago, Berlin and New York.

Ben has been listed in the 2021 eprivateclient Top 35 Under 35, the definitive annual list of young private client practitioners in the UK and UK Dependencies.

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