Senior Partner

Iain Robson

About Iain

Iain joined Close Thornton in 2000 as a qualified Solicitor. Iain studied History at Aberdeen University before transferring to Law in 1992. He completed his training contract in Middlesbrough and Sunderland before settling in Darlington. Iain became a Partner in 2004 and Senior Partner in 2020.

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Areas of Work

Wills and Codicils • Probate and Administration of Estates • Inheritance Tax Planning • Trusts and Settlements • Deeds of Gift • Preservation of Assets • Lasting Powers of Attorney • Office of Public Guardian Applications • Court of Protection and  Deputy Applications.• Home Visits Available Iain is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

Outside Interests

Iain has a young family and not much time to himself. He does however manage to escape once a week to play football. He is also a keen follower of the fortunes or misfortunes of Newcastle United Football Club.