James Stone


James joined Dunn & Baker Solicitors as a Trainee Solicitor in 2018, having previously worked as a Paralegal for a Legal 500 firm in the South West. In September 2020 he completed his training contract, having experienced working in Residential Property, Family Law, Commercial Law, Personal Injury and Private Client Departments. James now works full-time as a Solicitor within our Private Client Department.

James’s legal career began at the University of Plymouth where he graduated with a First Class Law Degree which also saw his thesis published in the Plymouth Law Review. James furthered his legal studies by completing the Legal Practice Course with the University of Law in Exeter, whilst also achieving a Master of Laws in 2018.

James practices in all areas of Private Client work including the Administration of Estates, where he assists in overseeing the distribution of estates according to Will instructions and obtaining Probate where necessary. He also provides a Will drafting service to help clients implement their wishes and is happy to advise on any potential inheritance tax implications. Furthermore, James assists in the drafting and submission of Lasting Powers of Attorney. James prides himself with his dedicated and friendly approach to what can often be a sensitive time for his clients.





“There was a good balance between friendly and professional… all contact and communication was easy and straight forward.”

Received via Client Feedback Questionnaire (November 2020)



“Very efficient service.”

Received via Client Feedback Questionnaire (October 2020)



“From the moment I spoke to James – who was most helpful – to my final visit to the office I was treated with respect.”

Received via our Client Feedback Questionnaire (March 2019)