Geoffrey Shindler OBE is a consultant with DWF LLP a Manchester based firm and he continues to specialise in wills, trusts, capital taxation and estate work.
Geoffrey has a degree and post graduate degree in law from the University of Cambridge and is a solicitor and registered Trust and Estate Practitioner. He was one of the founder members of STEP and its Chairman between 1994 and 1998. He was Chairman of its Education Committee when its Diploma examination was developed and introduced. He is now its President.
He is Chairman of Manchester Camerata Orchestra Trust and he serves on the Board of Directors of the Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester; he is a trustee of the Manchester Portico Library Charitable Trust. He is Vice Chairman of Lancashire County Cricket Club. He is a member of the UK based Trust Law Committee and has sat on various committees studying the working of inheritance tax legislation in the UK. He is a member of the International Academy of Estate and Trust Law.
He is one of the joint authors of “Practical Inheritance Tax Planning, the Consulting Editor of Trusts and Estates Law and Tax Journal and a member of the Editorial Board of Wills and Trusts Law Reports.