Private Client - Partner
Steven Hamilton is a Partner in the Private Client Department and has developed a very loyal following due to his extensive knowledge and excellent client care skills. He is based in the Harpenden office and undertakes all aspects of private client work. Steven joined Taylor Walton upon his qualification as a Solicitor in 2007 and was made a Partner in 2016.
Steven has specialised in private client work since qualification and advises individuals on lifetime tax planning, succession planning and will drafting, probate and complex estate administration, trust administration, powers of attorney including lasting powers of attorney and court of protection matters.
Steven’s role involves providing legal advice on inheritance tax, preserving assets for future generations, business protection and succession planning. Many of his clients are high net worth individuals and families who own assets in the UK and around the world and also include business owners and farmers.
Steven regularly works with our Property team in connection with drafting complex declarations of trust and secured loan agreements, and also our Family and Litigation teams to ensure that clients are provided with a comprehensive service across a wide range of complex issues.
Steven is a member of the Hertfordshire Law Society Council and also sits on the Probate and Trusts Committee for the Hertfordshire Law Society.
Outside of the office, Steven is a very keen swimmer, and enjoys playing squash and running. Steven is also a member of the National Trust and enjoys exploring local heritage sites and taking woodland walks.