Graham Wood


Department: Tax & Estate Planning
Tel: 0161 912 6171


Graham is a Partner in our Tax and Estate Planning Team.

Areas of Expertise

Graham has specialised in estate tax and trusts law for over 20 years, handling high-value matters on a daily basis. Graham is also experienced in dealing with estates where tax disclosures have to be made to HMRC. When dealing with estates, he frequently advises on the most efficient way to mitigate Inheritance Tax (IHT) by appropriate Deeds of Variation and to mitigate income tax arising for beneficiaries. Graham is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


Chambers & Partners Ranked Lawyer – Band 2

Graham is ranked as Leading individual in The Legal 500 and recommended by Chambers and Partners.


“Graham Wood has worked with us for a number of years. He’s quick to respond and very supportive. Nothing is too much trouble.” – Legal 500, 2021

“He does a fantastic job for his clients,” “He provides speedy, excellent service. He is very innovative with ideas, and transparent.” “He’s an experienced solicitor and very knowledgeable for trusts and tax. I would highly recommend him; he is exceptionally good and can handle challenging cases,” – Chambers High Net Worth Guide 2020

“Great understanding of charities law and has immense clarity of thought and invaluable technical expertise.”- Legal 500, 2019

“Excellent and highly experienced.” – Legal 500, 2019

“Highly skilled at drafting trust documentation; he has a very detailed knowledge and expertise in personal and trust tax issues and leaves no stone unturned.” – Legal 500, 2019

“Extremely knowledgeable and professional in all matters relating to trusts and associated taxation, including such matters as family investment companies.” “He’s wonderfully inventive and resourceful, and he’s someone you can present a problem to that doesn’t have an immediate solution and he’ll work through it with you patiently; he’s always collaborative.” – Chambers & Partners, 2019


Qualified 1995
Kuits 1997


Birmingham University (1989-1992)
Chester College of Law (1992-1993)

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