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  • Member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners)
  • Member of the Agricultural Law Association
  • Member of the CLA (Country Land & Business Association)

David Charlesworth is a Partner and Head of WBW Farms and Estates Team.
Aside from property work, he specialises in succession planning and advising on farm business structures.
David has lived and worked in the mid Devon farming and rural business community for over 25 years.

He is a member of STEP ( The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners ), The Agricultural Law Association and The Country Landowners and Business Association.

David joined WBW as a Partner and Head of Farm and Estates Team in June 2012 marking his return to Devon from a two years practice management project with a leading Hampshire private client firm.

David chairs the annual Exeter Craft Festival on Cathedral Green, is a trustee of Crediton Church’s Music Endowment Fund and Appeal also soon to be trustee of trustee of the Age Concern Centre in Crediton which he helped to set up.

David sings with Exeter Philharmonic Choir, and lives in Crediton, in the midst of his client base.

“Both David and Susannah (Bower) were fabulous and we could not have asked for better advice and care in purchasing a property and in making Wills. David Charlesworth is a fabulous lawyer. We were really grateful for his advice which turned out to be so accurate.”“Although a very straightforward conveyance, we felt all was handled very professionally. We will return to David Charlesworth in the future.”