Bryan Dean

Bryan Dean


DMH Stallard (Guildford)

Wonersh House

The Guildway

Old Portsmouth Road



Bryan is a Partner in the Guildford Private Client department. His practice focuses on estate administration, wills, trust administration, residential conveyancing sales, powers of attorney and Court of Protection work.

With some 35 years’ experience, Bryan ensures that his clients are given the benefit of his knowledge as well as the best advice. Bryan has many clients that return time and again.

Bryan’s particular expertise is in the administration of both simple and complex estates, high value and intestate estates, and, where possible, ensuring inheritance tax savings.

He advises on and drafts wills (mirror wills, life interest wills and discretionary trust wills), inheritance tax planning, powers of attorney (general, lasting and trustee), deputyship applications and other Court of Protection applications.

He deals with sales on behalf of returning clients and executors. He also undertakes more specialist conveyancing work such as deeds of gift of shares in a property and equity releases.

Bryan qualified as a solicitor in 1985.

Bryan Dean’s level of understanding, support and ability to make sure that the work is done correctly and on time is excellent. When needed, he has involved colleagues, but makes sure that the work is still transacted to his standards.

Legal 500 UK 2023

We had not realised the enormity and complex issues arising and are very grateful to Bryan for his expertise.

... exceptional – in terms of his knowledge and professional attributes, but also his down to earth common sense and rapport.

Legal 500 UK 2021

Associated blogs

Death knell for deathbed gifts?

Private Client partner Bryan Dean reviews the recent case of Davey vs Bailey [2021] to query when updates to a Will should be accepted and when they should not
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