About STEP Journal

STEP Journal is the award-winning official magazine of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. It is published ten times a year and is distributed to STEP members around the world as well as non-member subscribers and key regulatory, government and industry figures. It is ABC audited. Net circulation at May 2011: 16,892.

Each issue is planned by an expert committee made up of STEP members, and provides news, trends and issues facing trust and estate practitioners; industry debate, incisive comment and thoughtful analysis; legislative developments and implications; technical briefings and taxation updates; book reviews; and listings of Society meetings and events for the months ahead. The technical articles are written by top professionals in the field.

STEP Journal won the 2009 Trade Association Forum Best Practice Award for ‘Magazine of the Year’.

STEP also publishes a quarterly technical supplement, Trust Quarterly Review (TQR), containing the latest technical papers from leading practitioners.


Stepjournal.org is the online home of STEP Journal, updated twice weekly. Catch up on the latest industry news, read the current digital edition of STEP Journal, look through back issues of all STEP magazines in the journal archive, search for and view articles, look up jurisdictional information, and view the latest STEP TV programmes.

Contact us

The editors would be delighted to hear your views on the magazine and its supplements, and to receive any news or article suggestions. In the first instance, please contact the Managing Editor on [email protected] or call +44(0)20 7340 0500.

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STEP members receive the STEP Journal as part of their member subscription package.
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Estate Practitioners (STEP).

The views expressed in STEP Journal are not necessarily those of STEP
and readers should seek the guidance of a suitably
qualified professional before taking any action or
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information contained in this publication.

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compiling STEP Journal and its website to ensure accuracy at the
time of going to press/uploading, neither they nor STEP accept
liability or responsibility for errors or omissions
therein however caused.

STEP does not endorse or approve any advertisement and has no liability for
any loss caused by any reliance on the content of any such advertisement.



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