Adrian Bell


Private Client

Specialisms include inheritance tax planning, wills, trusts, estate administration and powers of attorney.

Adrian started his legal career in 1978 at Woolley, Bevis and Diplock and worked there for eight years. During this time he qualified as a Legal Executive.

He joined Griffith Smith in 1986, qualifying in 1990. He obtained additional qualifications during the mid 1990s in financial planning and portfolio management which give him a good oversight into financial matters for individuals and trusts.

Adrian joined DMH Stallard in 2022.

Recent articles

Media spotlight

DMH Stallard noted as one of the best firms for championing women writes about the number of female professionals ranked in leading legal directory Legal500, with DMH Stallard holding 14 rankings across 20+ departments in the latest edition.



Controversy surrounds remote Will witnessing amidst rising inheritance disputes

The once lawful practice of remotely witnessing Wills is to be removed due to a surge in contentious inheritance disputes



£5,000 fine if you’re in hot water with HMRC and don’t even know it?

Three common scenarios that require registration with the Trust Registration Service (TRS) established by HMRC that you may have missed.



Tax change has a knock-on effect on gifts to charities abroad

Gifts to any charity in the EU or European Economic Area no longer qualify for a relief commonly granted to UK charities