Robert Dolman


Private Client
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Robert specialises in trusts and estates, including in particular offshore tax planning for non-domiciliaries and UK planning for landed estates, heritage property, works of art and entrepreneurs.

Recent Experience

  • Restructuring of a major family property group with various overseas subsidiaries;
  • Representing the trustees in the “Battle of Trevalga” (a North Cornish village);
  • Advising a landed estate on the restructuring necessary to mitigate both income tax and IHT; and
  • Dealing with double tax treating problems with the USA, France, Holland and Italy.

Career History

BA Oxon: Qualified in 1971 and was a partner for 13 years in Baileys Shaw & Gillett before joining Wedlake Bell as a partner in 1986. Robert was a senior partner for 10 years from 1994, having been Head of Private Client for the previous 7 years.

He has been a member of the STAR group since 1989 and a STEP member since 1987. He was Chairman of Family Investment from 1993 to 2010 and has been Chairman of the Jesters Club since 1989.

Named as a prominent figure in the Citywealth Leaders List 2011.

Robert has a degree in Modern History from Oxford University.