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Blair Gulland

Blair Gulland is the Chairman of Gullands.  He follows in the footsteps of his uncle Douglas and father John in carrying on the firm’s tradition of Solicitors in Maidstone, Kent.

Blair became a partner in Gulland & Gulland in 1975.  He started and now heads up the Commercial Department at Gullands which has grown significantly in recent years.  He also deals with a number of trust matters, particularly being inheritance and family issues, as well as Charity cases

Current Professional Activites

  • Law Society member
  • Kent Law Society member
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
  • Trustee of Kent Community Foundation
  • Trustee of Royal British Legion Industries
  • Trustee of Maidstone Trust
  • Trustee of Canterbury Cantata
  • Trustee of Michael Yoakley Almshouse Charity
  • Trustee of Benenden Almshouse Charities
  • Trustee of National Association of Almshouse Charities
  • Trustee of Changeling Theatre Company
  • Vice President of Maidstone Hockey Club
  • President of Sutton Valence Gardeners Association

Professional Experience

The following are examples of projects recently undertaken:

  • Co-author of “Standards of Almshouse Management”
  • Leading role in developing Centenary Village for RBLI
  • Developing new care facility at Michael Yoakley Almshouse Charity with principal responsibility for fund raising up to £4m
  • Developing new care facility at RBLI
  • Major strategic redevelopment planning at Benenden Almshouse Charites
  • Runner-up winner of Best Garden in Kent organised by Kent Life magazine
  • 2017 winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award presented by Kent Law Society