Alan is Deputy CEO and Head of Individual Services. He is a private client specialist who has been with the firm for over 20 years, and is former Managing Partner of Ashton Graham.
Alan is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate practitioners, specialising in capital tax planning including acting for clients with foreign assets and non UK domiciles, Wills, probate, trusts, long term care planning and matters affecting the elderly client.
Alan is based at our Bury St Edmunds office.
The ‘attentive' Alan Brown ‘gains clients’ confidence. - Legal 500
Alan Brown assists families with the management of their estates and businesses. Clients value his understanding of their situations and concerns.- Chambers & Partners
“Alan Brown was absolutely fantastic - great knowledge advice, kind and considerate. I would recommend him to anyone.” - Ashtons Legal client The ‘especially good’ Alan Brown at Ashtons Legal’s team worked with accountants to establish numerous family trusts. - Legal 500
Alan Brown handles wealth and succession planning for those with UK and non-UK assets, as well as long-term planning for elderly clients. A source notes that he is "a terrific guy who is good at sitting down with clients." - Chambers & Partners
Alan Brown of Ashtons Legal is a notable authority in the field of tax and succession planning, with experience of dealing with overseas assets. He is also accomplished in elderly client care matters - Chambers & Partners
Alan Brown leads the private client practice at the firm and is praised as a "very well-established lawyer and a leading figure for private client work in this region." He deals with all aspects of trust and estate work and is also particularly renowned for his expertise in capital tax planning for both UK and non-UK residents. - Chambers & Partners, 2017
Described by multiple sources as a "solid, safe pair of hands," Alan Brown is regarded as having a "good reputation." He leads the individual services team at the firm and specialises in tax planning, wills and probate for clients with international and domestic assets. "He can handle complicated matters, he is tenacious, pays attention to detail and has a strategic mind." - Chambers & Partners, 2017
"Alan Brown provides ‘service that is consistently first class; he can quickly laser in on the heart of the issue and is a good listener’." - Legal 500