Our tax lawyers provide specialist property tax advice
Blake Morgan is an expert in providing specialist property tax advice to buyers and sellers of commercial and residential property.
Our property tax lawyers work closely with our clients to understand their business and make recommendations on how to structure acquisitions and disposals tax efficiently.
We keep up to date on the latest changes and proposed changes to tax laws so that we can give you the best possible legal solutions both now and in the future.
Our expert property lawyers advise clients both in the UK and internationally based clients.
Main Areas Of Practice
Our Property Tax team provides expert advice to individuals on their UK property matters whether they are creating an investment portfolio or simply managing their estates:
There are a number of tax issues that need to be considered. Our expert property tax lawyers can advise on all aspects of tax in this area.
Joint tenants and tenants in common
In England and Wales joint ownership can take the form of a joint tenancy or a 'tenancy in common'. Our property tax experts can guide you through the tax benefits of both options to find the best solution for you.
Right to Manage (RTM)
We advise leaseholders who want the right and the legal means to remove their existing property management company and replace them with an RTM company set up with their fellow leaseholders.
Stamp Duty Land Tax / Land Transaction Tax
Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) used to be relatively straight forward but recent changes have made this more complicated for both residential and commercial properties. We are here to simplify this for you and provide cost-effective legal solutions.
We stay ahead of the game with changes to tax relief to ensure the best possible outcome for our clients.
Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings
There have been a number of changes to the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) regime. We provide commercial, straightforward advice on what these changes mean for your business.
UK property joint ventures
If you are entering a joint venture make sure you have considered all the legal implications with advice from our specialist Property Tax team.
Acquiring or selling property SPVs in the UK
Our legal experts can guide you through the options when acquiring or selling special purpose vehicle properties.
Mergers and acquisitions involving UK property
Our property tax experts are experienced in advising on the property aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
Our experts in property tax advise clients with needs as diverse as needing a Will to investing in a property portfolio or in relation to a property that forms part of a corporate merger. Our clients are both national and international.
Awards and Accolades
Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
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