James Phipps is a Partner and heads up the Private Client department at Lamb Brooks.


James specialises in advising business-owners, farmers, land owners and high-net-worth individuals and families in relation to wills, succession and inheritance tax planning.


James has a particular interest in advising families in the creation of wills and trusts for vulnerable or disabled beneficiaries.


Key Specialisms

Asset & Wealth Protection  |  Trusts  |  Duties of Trustees  |  Declarations of Trust  |  Inheritance Tax  |  Capital Gains Tax Planning   |  Wills  |  Lasting Powers of Attorney  |  Probate

James Phipps

Partner & Head of Private Client | Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning

t: 01256 377581


James is a very knowledgeable and technical Solicitor who focuses on the more complex areas of private client law. He is forward-thinking and pro-active when working with his clients, striving to find the best trust structure and tax saving solutions that work for them.


He plans, sets up and advises on the administration of discretionary trusts, flexible life interest trusts and trusts for vulnerable and disabled persons. James is a full member of STEP (The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners), meaning that he adheres to STEP’s code of professional conduct, undertaking continuous professional development and holds a proven record of specialist qualifications and experience.


He provides clear advice in relation to what can be a very complicated area of law.


Outside of work James enjoys spending time with his family, keeping fit and mountain walking.


Loves: The Lake District | Trips to the beach with the family | Good coffee