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James Knowles


James qualified in 2004 and joined Weightmans in August 2012. He has a particular specialism in inheritance tax planning via Will planning and lifetime planning. He also advises clients in respect of Lasting Powers of Attorney and dealing with deputyship applications.

James is a full member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


Insights Weightmans' pre-budget predictions

In George Osborne’s utopia, UK Plc’s accounts would be in the black by 2019/20 by making £12bn worth of social security savings.

Insights New inheritance rules came into force on 1 October 2014 for people who don’t have a will

New inheritance rules have introduced a number of new rights and regulations affecting spouses/civil partners, unmarried fathers and adopted…

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‘Keenly focused on the relevant issues and their impact on clients’.

Legal 500 2016