Rupert Mead


The Law Society
Agricultural Law Association

Rupert Mead

Partner, Private Client

Rupert advises on a wide variety of private client matters including the drafting and administration of trusts, drawing up wills and powers of attorney, probate and charity law.  

He specialises in advising the owners of landed estates and other family businesses on capital tax planning and succession issues and has a particular interest in the preservation of heritage property and its exemption from tax. Rupert acts as trustee of a number of significant estates in England and Wales.

Rupert trained at Stephenson Harwood and moved to Forsters on qualification in 2003.  He became a partner in 2011.


Awards and recognitions

  • Legal 500 UK, Leading Individual 2019
  • Legal 500 UK 2017 - Leading Individual


T: +44 207 863 8569
M: +44 7775 408 750

"He is just a very decent, reliable and honourable man - the kind of man you want on your team. A real deep thinker with an unbelievably loyal client base who trust his advice." Chambers UK, 2019
“Bright, able and very impressive.” Legal 500 UK, 2019
"Clients get a bespoke service that is all-encompassing. They can deal with the children matters as well as the finances. They don't seem to get flustered by things. They're a good team and clients are going to feel assured straight away that they're a team of professionals who know their stuff."
Chambers UK 2018